Advisers to Saudi prince Muhammad Bin Bandur Abdul Aziz were working to revive his $500 million bid for Polygram Filmed Entertainment Friday, despite the withdrawal from the deal of the prince's…
In a surprise move, CTV Television has outbid rival CanWest Global Communications for control of NetStar Communications. Just last month, the majority of the shareholders of NetStar, Canada's largest…
Continuing its ambitious expansion, German media house Kinowelt took a 75% stake in German distributor Arsenal last week.
After devoting much of its attention to becoming the world's leading PC maker, Compaq Computer has entered the technical side of the entertainment and news industries, acquiring 10% of software…
"Payback," Paramount's long-gestating Mel Gibson starrer, paid off big over the weekend with a $21.4 million debut, according to studio projections.
Japanese-owned JVC Entertainment has pulled the plug on Largo Entertainment's foreign sales, acquisitions and co-financing businesses and given pink slips to chairman and CEO Barr Potter and…
NBC's "Meet the Press" scored a Super Bowl-size win over chief rival "This Week" on Sunday, snagging its largest margin of victory over the ABC chatfest in at least a dozen years.
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.