Amid great fanfare, Egypt has launched Nilesat, its first solo satellite venture.
Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution (WBITD) has named Robert Blair general manager of Canadian operations.
FROM NCTAFCC Chairman Bill Kennard said Tuesday that his agency will intervene within "the next few months" if talks between cablers and broadcasters do not result in widespread carriage of…
Henry Thomas, who appeared in the recent USA Network success "Moby Dick" and is in the current Live Entertainment release "Suicide Kings," has been cast to star in the indie adaptation of the Leon…
Hoyts Cinemas Wednesday unveiled a joint venture in Germany with local exhib, the Theile/Kinopolis Group, with plans to develop 30 multiplexes, totaling more than 250 screens, in the next five years.
Producer Ed Pressman's long-cherished screen adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' controversial novel "American Psycho" has finally found a financial backer: Lions Gate Films.
NCTAIf TV stations and cable systems can reach voluntary carriage agreements for broadcasters' digital signals, it would go a long way toward heading off mandatory must-carry regulations, FCC…
At a time when content producers are grappling with how to tackle the Web, Scott Zakarin, Troy Bolotnick and Rich Tackenberg, a trio who enjoyed early success through the Internet, are going…
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. will give its affiliated TCI Music a boost by adding the division's music video channel the Box to 3 million households over the next few years, the Box announced…
CBS' "The Last Don II" has begun its two-night run with unexciting numbers, well short of last May's first "Don," but strong enough to gun down ABC's "Waiting to Exhale" and NBC's "The Long Island…