U.S.-owned Hungarian Broadcast Corp. (HBC), operator of Hungary's M-Sat cable TV nework, has reportedly bought the Ukrainian cable system Studio M, and has received a nod from authorities in Kiev to…
TVT Records has pacted with Charles Koppelman's CAK Universal Credit Corp. for a $23 million line of credit to fund expansion and acquisitions, as part of an aggressive growth strategy at the label.
After securing his place as a Hollywood star, Nicolas Cage is moving into indie production. Cage's Saturn Films banner will make its producing debut on "Shadow of the Vampire," in which John…
NBC's vice president of entertainment press and publicity, Patricia Schultz, resigned Monday after 19 years at the network.
The Entertainment Industries Council has hooked up with experts on drug abuse and health issues to launch a $1 million effort to encourage scientifically based depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco…
New pay TV outfit the Digital Broadcasting Co. is readying a 12-channel pay-per-view movie service for launch on SkyDigital this summer.
Syndie skein "Siskel & Ebert" will remain in production for at least the next few weeks with guest reviewers, after Saturday's death of co-host Gene Siskel.
"Phenomenon" helmer Jon Turteltaub will direct and produce the big-ticket pic "National Treasure" for Disney, slated to open for the Independence Day weekend in 2000. Pic will be budgeted in the $60…
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle will give kudos to outstanding members of the theater community at its 30th annual awards ceremony March 15 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Pro wrestler Diamond Dallas Page has reupped with World Championship Wrestling, the league owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting.
The European Soccer Assn. (UEFA) has announced it is canceling its Champions League contract with RTL Television.