FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS The media has such a closet-opening, dirt-finding reputation, you'd think backstage at the Oscars would smack of the Starr Commission.
Fox Family Worldwide, the kidvid partnership of News Corp. and Saban Entertainment, is among the media concerns circling King World, the indie syndie distrib whose stock price ran up more than 20%…
Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group Friday agreed to form a pan-European TV alliance to target Spain, Italy and Germany, and valued at $1.1 billion.
"Saving Private Ryan" and "ER" were among the films and television shows that sounded sweetest to the Motion Picture Sound Editors. Both bagged multiple nods at MPSE's Golden Reel Awards Saturday…
"Saving Private Ryan" is the big winner in MovieFone's Fourth Annual American Moviegoer Awards. The leading movie listing guide and ticketing service company gave moviegoers the opportunity to vote…
With seven Oscars on the shelf and $73 million in the domestic box office drawer, a film with Shakespeare in the title now appears to have a shot at hitting the $100 million mark.
USA Networks chairman Barry Diller promised Wall Streeters late last week that he had no plans to become a "big studio guy," but the former Paramount Pictures prexy indicated strong interest in…
German pay TV service Premiere has been given the greenlight to expand its digital platform PremiereDigital, with seven channels to broadcast nationwide.
Fox chairman Bill Mechanic was named Showman of the Year in motion pictures Friday at the 36th annual Publicists Guild of America Awards, while the three partners at the Carsey-Werner Co. shared the…
Bloomberg Radio and WNBC have inked a deal that gives the Gotham biznews station regular access to the Peacock flagship's weather talent.
FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS Miramax's dogged, and at times controversial Oscar campaigning paid off Monday night when the minimajor accounted for 10 awards, seven for "Shakespeare in Love" and three…