Ticketmaster has purchased the outstanding 50% equity interest in its Ticketmaster-Northwest joint venture for $12.5 million.
Veteran Italian director Marco Bellocchio, whose "The Prince of Homburg" competed at Cannes this year, is among 10 jurors announced for the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16).
Cineplex Odeon Corp. said Wednesday that it will spend more than $18 million to build two multiplexes and expand its existing theaters on Long Island, N.Y.
It was a wonderful life. James Stewart, movie star, war hero, good citizen and just plain nice guy.
Warner Bros. Records artist Tom Petty has been inked to appear in Kevin Costner's "The Postman," a futuristic actioner in which Costner stars and directs. The signing marks Petty's feature film debut.
Saturday's controversial heavyweight title rematch between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield was purchased on pay-per-view in 1.9 million American homes, according to an unofficial Showtime Event TV…
Cinar Films, the Montreal-based kids TV producer, has inked a deal to acquire educational publisher Carson-Dellosa Publishing Co. of Greensboro, N.C., for $40.5 million.
ABC, CBS and NBC are expected to get a reprieve from federal regulators today that will allow the major webs to preempt their educational kidvid shows on Saturday mornings for live sports programming.
A week after German media giants Kirch and Bertelsmann emerged from the country's digital TV wars as allies, the country's cable gatekeeper, Deutsche Telekom, has agreed to open the door to its 17…
King World Prods. has closed deals in at least five more markets for its upcoming syndie talk-variety strip featuring Roseanne.