United Intl. Pictures has made another advance in its bid to handle more local pics around the world -- by striking a Nordic distribution deal with Scanbox.
Universal Music parlayed its $10.4 billion purchase of Polygram into the No. 1 spot in market share for current music sales in 1999. The conglom's command of 26.85% of current album sales was 2.69%…
"The Commish" as one of the Three Stooges? Why soi-tenly! Michael Chiklis, who played the title character in ABC's 1991-95 crime drama, has inked a deal to play Curly in the net's upcoming biopic…
Microsoft CEO Bill Gates opened the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a plea for hardware and software developers to preserve the privacy of consumers as electronic devices…
Taking a respite from well-publicized negotiations to buy the New York Jets football team, Chuck Dolan has bought Wayne Huizinga's 70% stake in SportsChannel Florida for about $115 million. Dolan…
In recognition of his pivotal role closing deals with talent such as Adam Sandler, New Line Cinema has promoted David Alper to executive vice president of business affairs.
The saying that "things come in threes" wasn't a good omen for Turner-owned WCW: After three years at a three-hour running time, TNT's Monday night program "Nitro" was given the three count.
Sundance Channel's international division has shifted its operations base to Gotham from London, the company announced Tuesday.
After protracted negotiations, U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs has put up $500 million in fresh capital for Grupo Clarin, Argentina's principal media company, in exchange for an 18% stake.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 12 awards for scientific and technical achievement at ceremonies March 4 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
French terrestrial broadcaster TF1 confirmed its dominance of the ratings game by grabbing 95 of the top 100 program rankings in 1999.