The U.K.'s TV regulator has come out in opposition to BSkyB's $1 billion bid for Manchester United soccer club, an opinion that will carry some weight with the Monopolies and Mergers Commission…
The BBC has instituted a "truth declaration" for guests on its programs after it emerged that actors had hoaxed the Beeb's daily chat fest "The Vanessa Show."
Despite sharply higher operational earnings, a $10 million write-down on theaters pushed Cinemark USA into a loss of $7.9 million in the fourth quarter compared with a profit of $2.3 million a year…
After a slow start, the 49th Berlin Intl. Film Festival hit its stride over the weekend, as the stars came to town and Danish pic "Mifune" emerged as the first surprise hit of the main competition.
Lisa Gooding has been upped to VP of development for Maple Palm Prods., the production company headed by comic thesp and former "SCTV" co-star Dave Thomas.
CLT-UFA's profits increased by 90% from 1997 to 1998, Europe's leading TV and radio group announced.
Furthering its reach into foreign-lingo fare, Buena Vista Film Sales has acquired all international rights outside Spain to Javier Fesser's feature debut, "P. Tinto's Miracle."
Shares of Dick Clark Prods. Inc. on Friday dropped on reports that although fiscal 1999 should be a profitable year for the television and live-event production company, earnings could fall short of…
ABC's heavily promoted sweeps-month multiple-parter "Storm of the Century" has fallen well short of blockbuster numbers, but the opener of the Stephen King-penned three-parter still managed to blow…
For the 10th consecutive year, the Gotham-based Independent Feature Project will serve as the official U.S. representative for the Directors Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival, which will run May…
Commercial web Vox will invest $178 million in new fare this year.