Kerry Packer has tightened his grip on Hoyts Cinemas after the exhib's CEO and biggest individual shareholder, Peter Ivany, agreed Tuesday to accept Packer's offer for his stake in the company.
Telenovela producer SkyQuest has signed two co-production deals with Spain-based companies.
Destination Film Distribution Co. has landed the North American distribution rights to the Neverland Films/Jersey Shore comedy "Drowning Mona," starring Danny DeVito, Neve Campbell, Bette Midler and…
Oscar winner Jerry Goldsmith, composer of more than 175 movie scores including "The Omen" and "Star Trek: The Motion Picture," will be honored Aug. 9 during the Hollywood Film Festival's awards…
After reportedly forking out $110 million a year for broadcast rights to Champions League soccer matches in Germany, Rupert Murdoch's TM3 women's programming channel is now going after the national…
U.S. theme park ride maker Landmark Entertainment and Germany's Thyssen Krupp Real Estate Group have joined forces in a new venture, Landmark Europe.
NTL is buying French cable operator 1G Networks from France Telecom for $57 million. The move marks the acquisitive U.K. cabler's first foray into the continental broadband market.
Though certainly not paved with gold, the Cannes acquisition trail has already offered up several items of interest to North American buyers.
USA Network's World Wrestling Federation "WWF Raw" toss fest broke its all-time ratings record Monday with a 6.4 national rating (8.1 cable rating), placing it fourth among all networks in its 9-11…
America Online took a big step toward offering an interactive television service Tuesday when the company announced partnerships with satcaster DirecTV and several electronics and computer companies…