Viacom stock jumped $1.31 to $42.18 Monday, amid a major selloff among other showbiz stocks, after Viacom said it would increase its stock buyback program by $100 million-$600 million to include its…
Tying up the last strand of the long-running Spider-Man litigation, a state court judge Monday handed a victory to Marvel Enterprises and its film partner Sony Pictures Entertainment by ruling that…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is holding wide-ranging talks with several major Hollywood studios and cable programmers, hoping to raise much-needed cash by signing a distribution deal.
Computer graphics workstation giant Silicon Graphics has changed its corporate name to SGI and bowed a logo in a move to include all its product offerings, which include servers, supercomputers and…
In a shakeup raising eyebrows for its timing, David Kissinger is replacing Ken Solomon in the top post at Studios USA TV one month before the broadcast networks choose their fall schedules.
The Drama Desk, a critics and writers consortium that covers all New York professional theater, announced the nominees for its annual kudos on Monday, led by "Parade" (13 noms), "Not About…
FROM NAB CONFERENCEJust how mad are Fox affils and what are they going to do about it? That's the big question in Las Vegas, where 100,000 people are gathered for the annual broadcast industry…
Czech Independent Television (CNTS), the CME-owned company that runs Nova TV, dismissed Vladimir Zelezny as executive and general director on Monday, in Prague.
FROM NAB CONFERENCEHeightening competition in the emerging digital video recording industry, satcaster EchoStar Communications and Microsoft's WebTV Networks will release their DishPlayer satellite…
Woody Allen's longtime producer Jean Doumanian has created a division of her Gotham-based independent production company to develop and produce films by emerging director-screenwriters.