Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into "the global market leader."
Paying once is enough, said the National Assn. of Broadcasters in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Recording Industry Assn. of America, which wants radio stations to pay extra fees if they…
U.S. Labor Secretary Alexis Herman and top network and studio execs are expected to attend a key meeting next month to improve racial diversity in entertainment programming.
German media player Kinowelt Medien is in talks to take a 33% stake in mini-web tm3, according to a report in Tuesday's issue of German daily Die Welt.
NBC, which was outbid by CBS three years ago for National Football League games, is moving back into what's being billed as pro football, courtesy of a multiyear deal it will announce today to carry…
NTL has picked up 6% of Middlesbrough soccer club in a deal understood to be worth well over $20 million. It marks the cabler's third stake in an English Premier League club.
As Artisan Entertainment readies itself for an initial public offering, the company is losing marketing chief John Hegeman (Daily Variety, Feb. 18). He's ankling the indie to launch a new Web site in…
Spencer Beck, who gave Los Angeles magazine its most recent face lift and presided over a 30% hike in newsstand sales as editor-in-chief since 1997, has ankled the monthly.
The 16th Chicago Latin Film Festival will kick off Fridaywith the Midwest premiere of Spaniard Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams," a dark laffer starring Penelope Cruz.
Carsey-Werner has inked deals over the last two weeks with stations in 17 of the top 20 markets to hustle "That '70s Show" into off-net syndication.
French prisons will hold screenings of Pedro Almodovar's Oscar-winning "All About My Mother" for inmates as part of a film festival opening today.