Viacom Inc.'s $162 million offer, unveiled Friday, for the 20% of Spelling Entertainment it doesn't already own likely signals the end of Viacom's long-running attempt to sell the TV production and…
Brazilian distribution veteran Marco Aurelio Marcondes has announced the creation of a distrib with leading producer Luiz Carlos Barreto, plus exhib Art Films and distrib Top Tape.
Canada's ChumCity Intl. has brought its local TV concept to Colombia in the form of CityTV Bogota, which launched at noon on Friday.
British and non-U.K. industryites gathered Saturday for the sixth annual BAFTA/LA pre-Oscars tea, at what British consul general Paul Diamond called "an occasion for tea-bibbers and the nominees."
After hitting an impasse with the filmmaker over the pic's remaining casting, 20th Century Fox has put the supernatural thriller "Sin Eater" in turnaround, allowing writer-director Brian Helgeland to…
Alliance Atlantis Communications has acquired a 47.85% stake in Sportscope Television Network, which operates Canuck specialty channel Headline Sports.
A Cairo court has handed down long terms at hard labor to 14 Islamic militants who were convicted of setting fire to two video shops and a cinema billboard company.
The Dutch government is planning to greenlight later this year the launch of a digital terrestrial platform.
FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS The buildup proved bigger than the moment as Elia Kazan received his honorary Oscar with just a few words of thanks and, in his own words, "I think I can just slip away."
DreamWorks' romantic comedy "Forces of Nature" hit the road with $13.9 million, making the Sandra Bullock-Ben Affleck starrer the nation's hottest-selling ticket -- albeit on a generally lackluster…
Increased ratings have resulted in increased profits for Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ.