SYDNEY — New Zealand's embattled Prime Minister Jim Bolger disclosed Oct. 2 that his government intends to sell Television New Zealand, its highly profitable three-channel network. Bolger flagged the…
Black Entertainment Television chairman Bob Johnson's $288 million buyout offer for BET Holdings is "inadequate," money manager Mario Gabelli said in an Securities & Exchange Commission filing…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired Wayne Kramer's spec, "Mindhunters" for a low six- against mid-six-figure sum.
Denise Dowse plays the mother on NBC's “Built to Last.” A review Sept. 24 misidentified her. * * * Miramax exec VP of production Meryl Poster will oversee the film project “So Shoot Me,” contrary to…
Yoram Gross-Village Roadshow, an Aussie-based animation studio, has inked a co-production alliance with EM.TV & Merchandising, a Munich-based distribution and merchandising company, and will partner…
Granite Broadcasting stepped up its station acquisition activity Monday with the purchase of KOFY San Francisco, its second affiliate of the WB netlet, for $174 million.
UA is trying to make contact with the big bucks from outer space. After a daylong bidding war with TriStar, UA prexy Lindsay Doran Thursday bought a pitch for a big-budget sci-fi comedy "Metalheads"…
French media group Havas Friday reported its half-year earnings and announced a restructuring of its relationship with CLT-Ufa, while denying it was getting out of bed with the Luxembourg media group…
Legit actor/singer Rex Smith has set guest roles in the NBC series “Caroline in the City” and on CBS' “JAG.”
Showing it won't surrender without a rewrite, the WGA East has warned film and TV producers that it will file charges with the National Labor Relations Board if industry management cuts the West its…