Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. announced Tuesday that, in addition to completing its $2 billion acquisition of LIN Television Corp., it has an agreement to acquire WOOD-TV and WOOD's Local Marketing…
Tradewinds Entertainment has completed a number of all-rights deals for "Out of Control," starring Sean Young and Tom Conti.
Through the first dozen years of its existence, the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival has been known as a cozy small-town fest, an amiable event marked by attractive programming presented at a…
Garth Drabinsky, chairman of Livent Inc., and James Meenan, president and CEO of AT&T Canada Enterprises Inc., have announced the immediate construction of a theater and hotel/condominium complex…
Latino pay TV programmers released their annual state-of-the-industry address Tuesday with news of healthy viewing trends, though subscriber growth seems to have slowed.
MetaCreations Corp. has selected 24 finalists for the third Annual Teen Digital Movie-Making Competition to screen as part of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which begins Thursday and…
"The Full Monty" has set a new U.K. record for first-day video sales, moving 670,000 units on its release date Monday.
Robert Forster will play a good Samaritan truck driver in Millennium/Sandstorm's "Outside Ozona"; Millennium chairman Avi Lerner asked him to step into the role after J.T. Walsh, who was originally…
David A. Palmer has been named vice president of marketing for the MGM consumer products division, where he'll work on the development of trade and marketing programs for the studio's expanding lines…
Nickelodeon has inked a multiyear partnership with the Los Angeles-based kids audio producer Kid Rhino to create audio products patterned on Nick's original TV properties, including the programs in…
United Artists has picked up Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer's thriller pitch "Undying Love," to be produced by Gary Luchessi.