While studios claim to be enforcing the $20 million barrier for star salaries, A-list actresses finally seem to be catching up to their male counterparts. Jodie Foster is expected to receive $15…
In two separate moves, cable operator Suez-Lyonnaise has sold off its stakes in several cable and satellite channels, while rival France Telecom has begun replacing some Canal Plus-backed cable…
Bernard Zukerman and Cinar Films, producers of the Canuck miniseries "Revenge of the Land," announced Wednesday that the period prairie drama has been sold to CBS in the U.S.
Dutch based Endemol Entertainment's net profits rose by 15.3% and net revenue by 13.6% in its fiscal year ending July 31, with most of the growth attributed to international television activities…
Fox O&Os have hailed Queen Latifah's upcoming talkshow, inking deals for the Telepictures Prods.' syndie strip in Gotham, Los Angeles and nine other markets. "Latifah" is set for a fall 1999 debut.
After months of waiting, Bavarian media mogul Leo Kirch on Tuesday finally received permission from the German Cartel Office to raise his stake in Germany's No. 2 commercial web, SAT 1.
HBO earned a strong 3.5 national rating for its live two-hour Janet Jackson concert Sunday night, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Warner Bros. has hired Darren Lemke to pen a sequel to the hit 1996 cyclone pic "Twister." Lemke's "Twister 2" deal is worth a reported mid- against high-six figures. Sources said he'll work from a…
OpenTV Inc. on Wednesday announced it had inked a seven-year deal with EchoStar Communications Corp. to provide digital interactive television services to the satellite television provider's 1.6…
U.K. culture secretary Chris Smith has guaranteed that the British Broadcasting Corp. will continue to be funded by a universal TV license fee at least until 2006.