Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of "increased deals with leading TV…
When film critic and former Turin Intl. Young Film Festival director Alberto Barbera was handed the reins of the venerable Venice fest late last year for a four-year term, the film community voiced…
Disney's Buena Vista Television and Encore Media Group have inked the most expensive pay TV movie output deal in history, a pact that could total $3.4 billion.
First Miracle Group has acquired the film rights to the bestseller "When Nietzsche Wept," by Dr. Irvin D. Yalom.
Russell Myerson has been upped to exec VP and general manager of the WB 100 Plus Station Group, which distributes the WB Network via cable in smaller TV markets.
NTL, the acquisitive U.K. cabler, is buying Workplace Technologies, a British data network management company, for £81 million ($130 million).
If Jerry Lewis' comedy has not withstood the test of time, then how does one explain the current slapstick, idiot-savant antics of Jim Carrey, Mike Myers and Adam Sandler, probably the three hottest…
Helen Hunt and producer Denise Di Novi have joined together with Warner Bros. to option "Nice," the Jen Sacks novel published last year by St. Martin's Press. Hunt has been attached to star in the…
Just days after seeing her Manifest Films' first-look deal substantially scaled back at Sony Pictures, Lisa Henson is joining Jim Henson Pictures as a consultant, shaking up its management structure.
Viacom's first studio and theme park outside North America will stem a locally disturbing decline in film and TV production in the southern Australian state of Victoria and boost the local economy by…
Ginger Media Group, the radio and TV empire headed by DJ and presenter Chris Evans, is talking to bankers about launching itself onto the stock market within the next year.