Germany's private stations are up in arms over pubcaster ZDF's plans to take out a loan for up to DM500 million ($275 million) to secure future rights for prominent soccer tournaments.
A mere month after inking a $600,000 pay-and-play deal for his World War II sci-fi thriller "Proteus," indie tyro Darren Aronofsky is on course for another major payday.
In a bid to become a bigger player in an industry dominated by global media giants, Canada's two largest production companies -- Alliance Communications and Atlantis Communications -- have inked a…
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Tourists drove the Great White Way's temperature and B.O. returns up last week, with overall grosses climbing by $482,370 to take $11,002,191 -- recovering somewhat from a soft first few weeks of…
Satcaster British Sky Broadcasting is rebranding its three movie channels in a concerted bid to stave off declining ratings and competition from soon-to-launch digital services.
Filmmakers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, who co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg, have signed a development deal with CBS to create a one-hour series for the Eye web.
Despite a highly competitive marketplace during the past 12 months, Arista Records posted its sixth consecutive record-breaking year by logging $420 million in sales for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Paramount Pictures' Wayne Lewellen has been selected to receive the 1998 Show "E" Award at the 14th annual ShowEast convention to be held Oct. 19-22 in Atlantic City.
The U.K. government is set to relax programming restrictions on the ITV network, Britain's biggest commercial web, to help it compete in the U.K.'s burgeoning multichannel environment.
Geoff Suddleson has been upped to director of development at Universal. Suddleson previously served as creative assistant for production to Marc Platt. Suddleson has worked on a variety of pics…
The financial risks inherent in Paxson Communications' plan for a new TV network were highlighted Monday when credit ratings agency Standard & Poors downgraded Paxson's debt to a triple-C rating, one…