Spyglass Entertainment and New Urban Entertainment have teamed to produce a feature documentary on the game of basketball to be directed by Leon Gast, who won an Oscar for "When We Were Kings."
Spanish telco colossus Telefonica has announced a plan to establish a $1 billion fund for investments in the telecommunication, media and Internet sectors.
The Indian government Friday approved amendments to the Cable TV Act.
Fox's recent Friday addition "Guinness World Records" has taken a surprising tumble in its second try, struggling even by Fox's modest Friday standards.
UPN has renewed the Brandy sitcom "Moesha" for next season. "Moesha" is UPN's highest-rated show among teens and young women. In its Tuesday 8 p.m. timeslot, "Moesha" has averaged a 2.6 rating and 4…
Viacom Inc. celebrated its banner 1998 by granting its top three execs rich compensation packages, according to documents filed Friday.
German publishing house Axel Springer is stepping up its TV activities by appointing Stephen Barden as managing director of newly formed Axel Springer TV Intl.
German media heavyweight Kirch Group gained full control Thursday of the German pay TV market, acquiring all but 5% of rival Bertelsmann affiliate CLT/Ufa's stake in pay TV web Premiere.
Edwards Theatres is among the bidders for the Mann Theatre chain, according to insiders. The 663-screen Newport Beach-based circuit is believed to have made a $100 million-plus offer for the Mann…
Director Mike Hodges has had a wild ride of a career in which he's embraced everything from lowbrow comedy to lavish fantasy, with stops in between for gritty crime mellers and elegant satire…
The U.K.'s First Film Foundation has selected seven short films for this year's edition of its New Directions showcase, which includes industry screenings in London, New York and Los Angeles.