Double-digit gains at MTV Networks, Paramount and even Blockbuster Video drove Viacom Inc.'s second-quarter revenues up 10% to $3.32 billion, as the entertainment conglomerate beat expectations…
Revenues at Scandinavian Broadcasting System increased 59% in second-quarter 1998 from figures posted a year ago as the European TV launcher continued synergizing its rapidly expanding network of…
Sony Classical has tapped industry vet Harry Palmer to oversee its day-to-day operation in the new post of exec veep and general manager.
George Clooney and director Steven Soderbergh, who teamed for the first time on Universal's "Out of Sight," will reunite on the 1920s football romantic comedy "Leatherheads" for the studio.
After being cold-shouldered last fall in a lineup that was decidedly light on bigname U.S. fare, features from the American majors and key indie players, along with accompanying stars, will be out in…
German media giant Bertelsmann AG recorded DM28.5 billion ($15.7 billion) in revenues and a profit of DM1.7 billion ($94 million) last year (to June 30), according to unofficial statistics released…
Budding thesp Howie Long is keeping his day job, inking a new five-year pact with Fox Sports.
Twenty-three-year NBC veteran Randy Falco is taking over as president of the NBC TV Network this fall, replacing Neil Braun, who on Wednesday announced his resignation and plans to join the bidding…
Artisan Entertainment has picked up the domestic distribution rights to Atom Egoyan's next film, "Felicia's Journey," from Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon. Prods. The deal was said to be worth $3…
Mike Watts has been appointed vice president and managing director of European production for Walt Disney Television Intl.
Word has it that former Touchstone Pictures president Donald De Line is discussing setting up shop as a producer at Paramount Pictures. Since the 13-year Mouse House veteran confirmed he planned to…