In its first-ever pay-per-view output deal in the U.K., MGM Intl. TV has inked a licensing agreement with Front Row, the leading cable TV PPV consortium there.
Satellite television provider EchoStar Communications Corp.'s may have doubled its customer base over the past year, but it plunged deeper into the red in the fourth quarter of 1998.
Bloomberg Radio and WNBC have inked a deal that gives the Gotham biznews station regular access to the Peacock flagship's weather talent.
Walt Disney Pictures and Columbia Pictures have become the latest studios to couple in the name of split-rights: The two studios have pacted to co-finance the Robin Williams starrer "Bicentennial…
Top honors were split at the 14th Guadalajara Muestra, or showcase, of Mexican film, which attracted more international interest than past fests.
Stock in Circuit City, the parent company of the Divx technology, jumped 10% Thursday on speculation that Viacom's Blockbuster Video is poised to make an equity investment in the struggling Divx…
Four Media Co. reported record second-quarter profits of $2.3 million Thursday, up 232% from $693,000 a year ago, as a result of higher television revs contributed from recently acquired…
Zeitgeist Films, which in 1997 distributed Deepa Mehta's "Fire," has acquired the Indian director's "Earth," the second in a trilogy that began with "Fire."
Off Broadway has a lot on tap this summer -- or a lot of tap, anyway -- as an imminent deal may soon bring Savion Glover's hoofing show "Savion Glover/Downtown: Live Communication" back to the…
Australian television veteran Glen Kinging has been appointed international director of Kerry Stokes' troubled Seven Network Australia.
Adam Ware, UPN's new chief operating officer, has named former SF Broadcasting chief Steve Carlston executive VP of affiliate relations and affiliate marketing, replacing Kevin Tannehill, who has…