As Brazil's economic crisis takes its toll on the entertainment industry, media giant Globo is pulling harder on a belt it began tightening last year.
Europeans will see the three Oscars for Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" not just as a win for Italy, but an endorsement of that continent's various film industries. Benigni's acting victory…
Furthering the restructuring that began over a year ago at Universal Home Video as well as its integration of Polygram's homevideo assets, the vid arm is expected to announce today a significant…
A pair of 11th-hour tentative agreements reached Friday have averted a massive strike by 3,300 employees represented by the Canadian Media Guild at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
With an eye toward expanding its business in China, News Corp. has opened its first office in Beijing.
Disney is preparing to launch a 24-hour, all-cartoon channel in India this year. The channel will be launched in partnership with C. Sivasankaran's Sterling Group.
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…