Seeking to cement its image as South Florida's pre-eminent sports carrier, Barry Diller's local programming station WAMI-TV has nabbed six-year exclusive broadcast rights to baseball's Florida…
French financier Vincent Bollore has acquired a 15% stake in Jerome Seydoux's Pathe group and looks set to increase his share holding to 20%.
Cristina Saralegui, the Oprah Winfrey of Hispanic TV, has signed a long-term programming deal with nationwide Spanish-lingo radio net Radio Unica.
Major Los Angeles cabler Century Communications Corp. put itself on the auction block Wednesday by announcing it has retained Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette to explore "strategic alternatives" for…
With the syndie sales season in full swing, MGM TV and Tribune Entertainment are making headway on new strip prospects for fall 1999.
Despite the economic slowdown, plans for two new television channels in Southeast Asia are under way.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. loved "Shakespeare" and "Truman" equally when it announced the nominations for the 1999 Golden Globes Awards this morning at 5:30 am. Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love"…
Burying the hatchet after their recent fallout, Jersey Shore and October Films announced two greenlit features Wednesday that Jersey will produce and October will distribute and market.
Universal Studios Recreation Group has made another move in its challenge to Orlando's Disney World by buying 2,000 acres -- three square miles -- of land in central Florida.
Thirteen screenwriters have been tapped to fine-tune their film projects at the Screenwriters Lab at the Sundance Institute from Jan. 15-20.
All five Japanese commercial terrestrial networks have officially greenlit their respective satellite DTH ventures with shareholders meetings in the last few days approving the launch of their…