At least 27 companies have applied for licenses for the digital terrestrial platform being offered by the Finnish government.
Saudi prince Muhammad Bin Bandur Abdul Aziz's effort to buy the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment from Seagram Co. broke down abruptly late Thursday, though no one has ruled out a…
Marla White has been tapped as VP, development by Longbow Productions. In her new position, White will be involved in all aspects of development for the company’s slate of films. She will direct…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has pacted with 30 established screenwriters in a groundbreaking deal that will supply the studio with up to 30 scripts over the next four years while guaranteeing each…
U.K. cable operator Telewest enjoyed a dramatic rise in TV subscriptions in 1998, and has also announced plans to launch its digital TV platform in the fall.
Viewer's Choice will be the exclusive distributor of the "Paris Concert for Amnesty International," a $1.5 million pay-per-view event taped Dec. 10, 1998, in Paris, which stars, among others, Bruce…
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has become one of the last product suppliers to sign a revenue-sharing agreement with Blockbuster Entertainment.
The FCC is expected to give final approval to the AT&T-TCI merger as soon as next week now that the agency topper has stated publicly that he will not require the telco to separate its high-speed…
The caveman has defended himself. Ending seven years of legal wrangling in under 20 minutes, a federal jury found late Tuesday that Mitchell Maxwell and Alan Schuster were not entitled to any monies…
France Telecom, the giant telecommunications company that is France's main cable company, has suffered a setback in its ongoing battle with rival cabler NC Numericable.
The Justice Dept.'s antitrust division has sent a sweeping "civil investigative demand" to at least seven major studios, asking for information about their dealings with theater chains.