In the latest in a series of bond issues backed by an entertainment firm's assets, Charles Koppelman's CAK Universal Credit Corp. has structured a $29 million loan for performing rights org Sesac.
"Cleopatra," the Robert Halmi Sr.-produced miniseries set to air on ABC this month, will have an unusual encore in July when the made-for is offered by satcaster DirecTV as a pay-per-view telecast.
Kenneth Branagh has confirmed that "Macbeth" will be the second film produced by his Shakespeare Film Co. under its three-pic deal with Intermedia.
Cumulus Media, which owns and operates the country's third-largest radio group in terms of stations, said Tuesday that its net loss for the first quarter widened 137.2% to $14.6 million as revenues…
Gallic major Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, is beefing up its international film projects with a spate of big-budget, English-lingo pics.
In a major boost for Microsoft, Sony Music Entertainment will announce today it will use the tech giant's Windows Media Technologies 4.0 format to offer digitally distributed music online.
While rumors have had him moving into just about every executive suite in Hollywood, New Line Cinema president of production Michael DeLuca appears close to a new long-term, executive/producer pact…
Dwight Yoakam will make his helming debut with "South of Heaven, West of Hell," a Western set in 1907 starring Yoakam, Vince Vaughn, Peter Fonda and Billy Bob Thornton.
TV writer-producer and former teen idol Shaun Cassidy has inked a new three-year drama development deal with Barry Diller's Studios USA worth an estimated $6 million.
Cash-strapped Unitel Video, a major provider of services to the television and film industries, announced an agreement Monday to sell its mobile TV production assets to National Mobile Television.
Justin Pierce has been upped to executive vice president of media relations at the Columbia TriStar TV Group.