July box office reached record heights of $812.8 million, but the 6% boost from last year's standard bearer wasn't enough to provide the frame with increased attendance.
Jeanne Tripplehorn ("Basic Instinct") has joined the cast of "Abbie!," the indie biopic of '60s radical Abbie Hoffman, directed and produced by Robert Greenwald.
The Sony-led acquisition of No. 2 Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo at last got an FCC greenlight Friday, eight months after the deal was announced.
Actor Michael J. Fox has joined the cast of Columbia Pictures' "Stuart Little" as the voice of the title character, a mouse.
Aspiring Nielsen competitor Statistical Research Inc. reported Friday that ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and a group of leading ad agencies have agreed to back its SMART ratings system.
TVN Entertainment Corp., which distributes 35 channels of pay-per-view movies and events to cable operators throughout the U.S., has raised $200 million in operating capital through private-placement…
ABC News alum Asha Blake has joined NBC's Los Angeles O&O as an anchor-reporter.
Germany's powerful but secretive media conglom the Kirch Group may be going public. According to an unconfirmed report Friday in Italy's financial daily Sole 24 Ore, Kirch would be listed on the…
As if it didn't have enough high drama to contend with, Polygram Filmed Entertainment has been stung with a $100 million-plus lawsuit from laser and digital videodisc distrib Image Entertainment.
Writer-producer Matt Dearborn has inked a kidvid development deal with Nelvana Communications.
Walt Disney Co. and German media group Bertelsmann are close to an agreement that could lead to the sale of Disney's stake in television channels Super RTL and RTL2, the German magazine Der Spiegel…