Sony Pictures Entertainment has pacted with 30 established screenwriters in a groundbreaking deal that will supply the studio with up to 30 scripts over the next four years while guaranteeing each…
U.K. cable operator Telewest enjoyed a dramatic rise in TV subscriptions in 1998, and has also announced plans to launch its digital TV platform in the fall.
The Justice Dept.'s antitrust division has sent a sweeping "civil investigative demand" to at least seven major studios, asking for information about their dealings with theater chains.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has become one of the last product suppliers to sign a revenue-sharing agreement with Blockbuster Entertainment.
The FCC is expected to give final approval to the AT&T-TCI merger as soon as next week now that the agency topper has stated publicly that he will not require the telco to separate its high-speed…
The caveman has defended himself. Ending seven years of legal wrangling in under 20 minutes, a federal jury found late Tuesday that Mitchell Maxwell and Alan Schuster were not entitled to any monies…
France Telecom, the giant telecommunications company that is France's main cable company, has suffered a setback in its ongoing battle with rival cabler NC Numericable.
The WB netlet is launching the midseason Spelling TV drama "Rescue 77" Monday March 15 in the 9 p.m. timeslot where "Hyperion Bay" now airs.
Twentieth Century Fox is close to a deal to pick up "The Stanford Prison Experiment," a long-gestating project that would continue Leonardo DiCaprio's relationship with the studio for which he's…
Barry Diller's USA Networks boosted its fourth-quarter net profit to $50 million from $3 million, the company said Thursday, due mainly to a $109 million onetime gain on the merger of Ticketmaster…
Harold Ramis has left the helm of the DreamWorks sci-fi comedy "Galaxy Quest." Ramis recently completed the Warner Bros. comedy "Analyze This," which opens March 5 and stars Robert De Niro and Billy…