CanWest Global's ambitious plans to expand into the United States have hit a stumbling block as a result of the Federal Communication Commission's decision this month to allow domestic broadcasters…
In a move that will enable it to reach millions of consumers, AtomFilms is expected to announce today a series of distribution deals with major media players -- including Warner Bros. Online, NBC's…
Now that Kirk Kerkorian is practicing his endzone dance, the New York Jets must be wondering if it's time to go Hollywood.
Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of "increased deals with leading TV…
When film critic and former Turin Intl. Young Film Festival director Alberto Barbera was handed the reins of the venerable Venice fest late last year for a four-year term, the film community voiced…
Disney's Buena Vista Television and Encore Media Group have inked the most expensive pay TV movie output deal in history, a pact that could total $3.4 billion.
First Miracle Group has acquired the film rights to the bestseller "When Nietzsche Wept," by Dr. Irvin D. Yalom.
Russell Myerson has been upped to exec VP and general manager of the WB 100 Plus Station Group, which distributes the WB Network via cable in smaller TV markets.
NTL, the acquisitive U.K. cabler, is buying Workplace Technologies, a British data network management company, for £81 million ($130 million).
If Jerry Lewis' comedy has not withstood the test of time, then how does one explain the current slapstick, idiot-savant antics of Jim Carrey, Mike Myers and Adam Sandler, probably the three hottest…
Helen Hunt and producer Denise Di Novi have joined together with Warner Bros. to option "Nice," the Jen Sacks novel published last year by St. Martin's Press. Hunt has been attached to star in the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions