United Video Satellite Group, which is in the process of buying TV Guide from News Corp., has entered into an agreement with Source Media to form a venture that will develop local content and…
Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love," which expanded into wide release Friday, enjoyed a major B.O. boost over the weekend from its 13 Oscar noms. With a few notable exceptions, other multiple-nom pics…
LMNO Prods. ("Kids Say the Darndest Things") has upped Bill Paolantonio to exec VP of creative affairs.
The Film Archive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences signed a deal last week to take over 25 years of taped interviews from Canadian film buff Elwy Yost.
"How Stella Got Her Groove Back" landed three top prizes -- including one for best movie -- at the 30th annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena.
Behaviour Communications, which has been struggling to stop the flow of red ink for the past three years, announced Friday that it is shuttering its money-losing new-media business to concentrate on…
U.K. theater group Stoll Moss has joined the list of companies considering a bid for bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc., sources said Friday, although Madison Square Garden parent Cablevision…
NBC sportscaster Bob Costas is heading back to latenight. The first host of "Later," the Peacock's 1:35 a.m. skein, has agreed to return to the program in May for several weeks of segs devoted to his…
The U.K.'s TV regulator has come out in opposition to BSkyB's $1 billion bid for Manchester United soccer club, an opinion that will carry some weight with the Monopolies and Mergers Commission…
The BBC has instituted a "truth declaration" for guests on its programs after it emerged that actors had hoaxed the Beeb's daily chat fest "The Vanessa Show."
Despite sharply higher operational earnings, a $10 million write-down on theaters pushed Cinemark USA into a loss of $7.9 million in the fourth quarter compared with a profit of $2.3 million a year…