French pay TV group Canal Plus and Dutch audiovisual services company NOB have sold off their animation services joint venture Medialab to Paris-based services group After Movies.
Winners overtook the B.O. losers last week, with 11 shows gaining and eight losing ground. However, what a difference a hit show makes in the total Broadway receipts for the week of Aug. 30 to Sept…
Viacom and CBS reshaped the media and entertainment landscape Tuesday, unveiling a $35 billion merger -- the biggest ever in showbiz -- that neatly marries vast networks of content and distribution…
In a blistering finish to the summer B.O. season abroad, "Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace" rocketed to No. 10 on the list of all-time grossers outside North America, while "The Mummy"…
Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Jack Valenti predicts that in three to five years, "all quota systems will be obsolete" due to the explosion of the Internet and offshoot delivery systems.
MGM has held discussions with at least two broadcast networks about an output deal for all of the studio's theatrical movies over several years.
A tremor shook the European public broadcasting industry last week, as incoming competition commissioner Mario Monti vowed to investigate the jealously guarded system of TV license fees.
As the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival crosses the halfway mark, the competition lineup so far appears designed to show that unanimous critical acclaim is a concept that no longer exists, and fest…
Based on Monday estimates, the summer of 1999 was the hottest ever. Box office for the 17-week span was a whisker less than $3.1 billion, approximately 19% higher than the record set one year ago.
Promark Entertainment Group, expanding its ranks to increase production of original films, has appointed two key execs.
ONdigital has suffered its second bout of turbulence with the departure of two key execs.