German pubcasters ARD and ZDF, who woke up one morning last year to find that crucial sports rights were suddenly priced way out of reach, are discussing founding their own sports rights company.
HBO has set a deal with Communications & Entertainment Corp.'s Odyssey Entertainment Ltd. providing the company with exclusive overseas distribution rights for as many as 24 HBO-produced movies over…
Ad spots on German television continued their growth in the first quarter, though not up to expectations. Germany's seven private TV stations took in 1.4 billion marks ($ 90 million) in ad revenues…
Mitch Schultz has been appointed VP of corporate compensation and organizational development at the Walt Disney Co. He had been director of corporate compensation.
K-Tel Intl. Inc. posted a net income of $ 1.85 million (49 cents a share) for the third fiscal quarter, ended March 31, a 52% increase over the same period last year. Revenues were up slightly to $…
In an apparent endorsement of its development, ABC will put on 11 new series next fall, totaling eight of its 22 hours of prime time.
The Writers Guild of America West will hold a weekend conference June 4-6 featuring sessions with film and TV writers discussing the craft of writing.
Business was relatively slow for exclusive product as the first wave of early bird near-summer wide releases ("Dave" and "Dragon") bowed nationally.
Less than a year after exploding on Fox Children's Network, the animated Caped Crusader is taking crimefighting to the big screen in "Batman: The Animated Movie" for a Christmas release, Warner Bros…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will double-run repeats of "Beverly Hills, 90210" through the summer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. starting June 1.
Paramount Pictures has snapped up the comedy spec script "White House Party" for producer John Davis and his Davis Entertainment banner, sources confirmed Monday.