Two of Japan's direct satellite broadcasting platforms, PerfecTV and JSkyB, have agreed to merge on April 1 with the eight major investors in the two companies holding an equal share in the venture…
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. TV has clenched a deal with the Coca Cola Co. for a branded Fox Night at the Movies in 11 territories throughout central and eastern Europe.
EXCLUSIVELeonard Nimoy, Mark Hamill and John Rhys Davies will lend their voices to Pentafour Films' animated feature "Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists."
Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington has been set to make his third appearance as a presenter on this year's Oscarcast.
Bette Midler is in talks to play "Valley of the Dolls" author Jacqueline Susann, and Nathan Lane is in talks to play her husband and manager Irving Mansfield in "Isn't She Great," a Paul…
Sogepaq Intl., Spain's biggest international sales company, has re-recruited the country's most seasoned film sales agent, Kevin Williams, to handle all sales on its new features.
Suddenly, it's the world against Bill Gates: Eleven state attorneys general announced Monday that they are opening their own inquiries into the alleged anti-competitive practices of software giant…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has sold two cast-contingent comedy pilots to CBS that were written and executive produced by Jeffrey Klarik.
House Commerce Committee chairman Tom Bliley (R-Va.) is quizzing public broadcasting execs at NPR and PBS about reports they were awarded 1996 salary bonuses that exceeded congressionally mandated…
Gaylord Entertainment Co. will shut down its money-losing country music cable network CMT Europe, but it remains committed to its CMT Asia-Pacific Rim and CMT Latin America operations, company…
David J. Fishman has been tapped executive VP of marketing and business development at Unapix Entertainment. Besides developing new business and brand names for Unapix’s nonfiction studio, Fishman…