NTL is buying French cable operator 1G Networks from France Telecom for $57 million. The move marks the acquisitive U.K. cabler's first foray into the continental broadband market.
Though certainly not paved with gold, the Cannes acquisition trail has already offered up several items of interest to North American buyers.
USA Network's World Wrestling Federation "WWF Raw" toss fest broke its all-time ratings record Monday with a 6.4 national rating (8.1 cable rating), placing it fourth among all networks in its 9-11…
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New Line Cinema has named former United Artists Theatre Circuit film buyer David Tuckerman to the newly created post of exec VP and general sales manager.
A court injunction forcing exhibitors to pay music rights amounting to 2.5% of their grosses has prompted theater closures and generated widespread concern in Brazil's film sector.
Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone are in negotiations to co-star in "There's Only One Jimmy Grimble," one of several projects being prepped for production this year by the U.K.'s FilmFour.
L.A.-based Dover Films Inc., which specializes in the creation of large-format films, is opening Dover Films Ltd. in England to serve the growing British and European markets.
In the latest in a series of bond issues backed by an entertainment firm's assets, Charles Koppelman's CAK Universal Credit Corp. has structured a $29 million loan for performing rights org Sesac.
"Cleopatra," the Robert Halmi Sr.-produced miniseries set to air on ABC this month, will have an unusual encore in July when the made-for is offered by satcaster DirecTV as a pay-per-view telecast.
Kenneth Branagh has confirmed that "Macbeth" will be the second film produced by his Shakespeare Film Co. under its three-pic deal with Intermedia.