Barry Diller's USA Networks Inc. said Monday it had entered into a definitive agreement to buy the 50% of Ticketmaster Group Inc. it does not already own.
In a furthering of its international expansion plans, major Australian exhibitor Greater Union has inked a pact with family-owned Dutch outfit the Wolff Group to develop multiplexes in the…
S.I. Newhouse's Advance Publications stunned the publishing world Monday when it agreed to sell Random House, the No. 1 adult trade publisher, to German media giant Bertelsmann AG for an undisclosed…
Negotiations for a new Writers Guild of America contract began Monday in an atmosphere already jittery from weeks of contentious contract talks between actors and producers.
The 1990s have been a rough decade for Kim Basinger -- until Monday night's Oscar win for best supporting actress in the New Regency/Warner Bros. noir drama "L.A. Confidential." "I didn't think of…
Harvey Entertainment Co., home to "Casper," "Richie Rich" and other characters, ousted its top two execs, Jeff Montgomery and Greg Yulish, Monday and replaced them with former All American…
Fox Kids Worldwide plans to triple its investment in Dutch channel TV10, a niche outlet that programs children's fare during the day and classic TV serials and comedy series in the evening.
Seasoned rock stars never die, they just keep making pots of money. This is a good thing for Warner Bros. Records as the struggling label attempts a comeback with this month's release of new albums…
It was Oscar night in the city of angels, and while decent citizens slept the sleep of the righteous, Academy members awarded "L.A. Confidential" wins in only two out of nine categories.
Beset by technical problems, Latino satcaster Sky has had to order up a replacement bird from service provider PanAmSat.
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has taken all North American rights to the Jean-Claude Van Damme actioner "Knock Off."