Spanish telco Telefonica has sealed its deal to buy a 33% stake in top indie production house Lola Films, controlled by Andres Vicente Gomez.
MGM rounded out its team of investment bankers for its upcoming stock offering Thursday, hiring Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Furman Selz as co-managers underneath the lead managers Merrill Lynch…
Universal Studios Online has tapped Christopher D'Angelo VP of production and programming. He'll help define the overall direction of the U division and manage its producers, programmers and artists…
The television industry has eight years to caption 95% of new programming and 10 years to caption 75% of library inventory, the FCC ruled Thursday.
CBS Entertainment chief Leslie Moonves was elevated to president of CBS Television Thursday, a move that has led to the resignation of CBS TV Network president James Warner.
Higher costs of film releases blew out Cineplex Odeon Corp.'s second-quarter loss 32% to $14.5 million, it said Thursday, on 8% higher revenue of $127.2 million.
Organizers of the Youth Performing Arts Institute for HIV/AIDS Prevention have announced a three-day conference in Universal City this weekend.
The Writers Guild of America has announced its call for entries in television and radio categories for the WGA Awards. Submissions, which are due no later than Sept. 15, will also be accepted for the…
Now that Carsey-Werner has sold reruns of "3rd Rock From the Sun" for about $3 million an episode in license fees alone, the show's cast members have renegotiated their salaries early, sources say.
Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has picked up "Lake Placid" --- a comedy actioner by David E. Kelley --- after it was put into turnaround by Fox 2000.