Talks between Seagram and Philips Electronics for the latter's share of Polygram's music and film outfit have been fast-tracked.
British media group Pearson has emerged as the frontrunner in the bidding for the educational publishing arm of Viacom's Simon & Schuster, while former contender Harcourt General has reportedly…
Globocabo, Globo's cable TV arm, has named two executives to head its largest systems, NET Sao Paulo and NET Rio.
Warner Bros. has paid mid-six figures for a horror pitch based on a Tom Savage book.
Two Internet sites are out of business, at least temporarily, after the Recording Industry Assn. of America won federal court orders that shut down the sites for breaking copyright laws.
Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment film production company, formed early this year through a co-financing pact with funding from Warner Bros. and French pay TV programmer Canal Plus, has added…
NBC's "Seinfeld" series finale will begin 15 minutes early on Thursday, at 8:45 p.m.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s biggest cable operator, has posted a pre-tax profit of £151 million ($247.6 million) before exceptionals for 1997, up 110%. Sales were up 12% to $3.74…
Goldwyn Films, the specialty unit of MGM formed late last year to finance and distribute independent features, has inked its first production deal, picking up the tab for Oz comedy "Mr. Accident," to…
Strong revenue growth at most of Scandinavian Broadcasting System's (SBS) TV channels led to an improved station operating cash flow (earnings before taxes, interest, depreciation and amortization)…