The European Commission on Wednesday issues a preliminary rejection of the digital pay TV merger proposal submitted by media giants CLT-UFA and the Kirch Group.
Parachute Publishing has inked a deal securing children's book rights to Fox Kids Network's top-rated animated television series, "Life With Louie," created by and starring comedian Louie Anderson.
Fox Filmed Entertainment has restructured its retail strategy, placing the combined multibillion-dollar businesses of homevideo, licensing and merchandising and interactive new media under the single…
Dick Clark Prods. Inc. (DCPI), buoyed by new TV production and expansion of its restaurant division, expects to report a 27% increase in fiscal third-quarter earnings per share, to 65¢ from the…
AdVenture Inc. has created a one-stop post-production facility with the reorganization and restructuring of its three wholly-owned subsidiaries, Voodoo Effects & Graphics, Crush Editorial (formerly…
After more than a year of troubled gestation in which a parallel film market to run during the Venice Intl. Film Festival was planned, delayed, announced and aborted, the venerable Lido event will…
Dutch electronics giant Philips signaled Wednesday that it is looking to sell its 75% stake in Polygram, the world's No. 1 music company and an increasingly important player in the film and…
Frank Kreigenhofer, best remembered as the male comedy lead in Broadway's "Follow the Girls" and for his numerous appearances in films and TV shows, died of natural causes in Los Angeles Dec. 2…
Imax Corp. Wednesday reported net earnings were $4.2 million or 14¢ a share for the first quarter of 1998, an increase of 14%, over earnings of $3.7 million or 12¢ per share (diluted) for the first…
Kansas City-based theater chain AMC Entertainment Inc. on Wednesday reported record revenues of $846 million for fiscal 1998, an increase of 13% over the previous year's $749.6 million.