Village Roadshow Pictures has concluded international distribution deals for the majority of its titles with sales outfits Icon Entertainment Intl. and Beyond Films.
TV programming will have to continue being adjusted after the National Basketball Assn. on Wednesday canceled two more weeks of regular-season games as a result of the ongoing labor dispute.
For the fourth consecutive week, rap artist Jay-Z topped the album sales chart, with nearly 189,000 copies of his Def Jam Records disc "Vol. II ... Hard Knock Life" going home with consumers…
AUSTRALIA Oz Film fund post healthy payback The Australian Film Finance Corp., Oz’s premier film-funding body, recouped A$24.3 million ($15 million) on its investments in 1997-98 — the second-highest…
Los Angeles-based film indie Cinequanon Pictures Intl. has opened a British-based subsidiary, CQN Filmgroup, to be headed by former Hemdale exec Nicolas Spikings.
Here comes another judge -- Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. is developing a syndie courtshow strip for a fall 1999 debut. Telepictures is understood to have inked a deal with Detroit-area jurist…
In the first "clean" Tuesday of the fall season -- all lineups in place and no disruptions from baseball -- ABC has asserted its leadership with its biggest Tuesday margin of victory in adults 18-49…
Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment has acquired all U.K. and Irish rights to "The Wiggles Movie" from sales agent Beyond Films on the eve of its international launch at Mifed.
Morgan Creek Prods. and Elie Samaha and Ashok Amritraj's Franchise Entertainment have hammered out a co-production and co-financing distribution pact, as expected, which will involve at least 15 pics…
One month into its syndie life cycle, "Friends" is pacing the syndie pack in adult demographic ratings, according to Nielsen's latest national syndication ratings report.
European pubcasters ended their annual conference here Wednesday as they had begun it: appealing to legislators to appreciate public broadcasting and answering uncomfortable questions about how they…