Lillian Disney, the widow of Disney founder Walt Disney and a prominent arts patron, died Tuesday night at her home in Los Angeles from complications following a recent stroke. She was 98.
France Telecom has agreed to pay $850 million to acquire Casema, which at 1.1 million connections is Holland's second-biggest cable company.
Hardware chain Home Depot is underwriting a new live-action children's show to be distributed in syndication by Gotham-based indie MG/Perin.
After six weeks of sharing or surrendering the primetime lead in households, NBC found its stride again last week, winning the Dec. 8-15 Nielsens chase by 2 shares in homes and 4 in adults 18-49.
The U.S. leveraged buyout firm of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has formed a $500 million investment fund with Venezuelan conglomerate Cisneros Group to invest in Latin American, Portuguese and Spanish…
Producers of Paul Simon's "The Capeman" have postponed the musical's Broadway opening by three weeks to give the creative team time to fix some problems. The $11 million musical, previously set to…
DirecTV said Tuesday that it has increased its capital to 31.9 billion yen ($245 million) from 20.8 billion yen ($160 million) as of Saturday.
Showtime Networks Inc. plans in March to launch a 24-hour premium channel exclusively featuring action-adventure films, including several (such as the James Bond film "GoldenEye") making their…
After more than a month of heavy consideration, MTV took a solid step into its future Tuesday by tapping Brian Graden as its new programming czar.
Jurors began their first full day of deliberations Tuesday in the lawsuit by actress Hunter Tylo, who was fired from "Melrose Place" after getting pregnant.
Dolby Labs' Dolby Digital multichannel audio format continued its victorious march around the globe Tuesday with the announcement that the format had won endorsement as the mandatory audio format for…