More than 700,000 DBS subscribers will wake up Monday morning to find that CBS and Fox have gone dark, now that a federal judge in Miami has blocked DirecTV's attempt to sidestep a Feb. 28 deadline…
Unfazed by Brazil's economic crisis and a 40% currency devaluation, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is about to set up a direct distribution outlet in Sao Paolo.
The 15th annual Southland Theatre Artist Goodwill Event will celebrate the Broadway music of Richard Adler, Jerry Bock and Cy Coleman at fund-raisers today and Saturday at Cal State L.A.'s Luckman…
With labels and tech companies scrambling to find a widely acceptable technology that can protect digitally delivered music from copyright infringement, Sony Corp. on Thursday proposed two new…
Helped by the revenues generated by companies it has acquired, SFX Entertainment posted record results for the calendar year, with revenues increasing to $884.3 million from the $96.1 million logged…
High-tech Canadian powerhouse Newbridge Networks Corp. has launched a $600 million lawsuit against WIC Western Intl. Communications and its subsidiary WIC Connexus for breach of contract.
A group of Hollywood's top women joined feminist leaders for a kickoff lunch Thursday to promote the March 29 evening event dedicated to combating human rights abuses by the Taliban regime in…
With multiple specialty film distributors in pursuit, Paramount Classics has acquired rights to "Train of Life" (Train de Vie), the Radu Mihaileanu-directed film that has been nominated for two Cesar…
Increased profits from Paramount Pictures, MTV Networks and Blockbuster Video helped Viacom lift its fourth-quarter operating profits 36% to $296.3 million, it said Thursday.
A $25.9 million profit on the sale of its interest in Gemstar International swung Spelling Entertainment Group to a $20 million profit in the fourth quarter, it said Thursday, compared with a loss of…
Elie Samaha and Oliver Stone have agreed on the first two films that they will make under their three-picture co-financing deal: the Wesley Snipes starrer "The Art of War" and a drama titled "Stalk."