Japanese satellite platform DirecTV Japan has increased its capital to 40.2 billion yen ($307 million), up from the previous amount of 31.87 billion yen ($243 million).
Enzo Cheli, president of Italy's new federal media authority, has proposed privatizing national pubcaster RAI with a public offering of shares in order to broaden the net's shareholder base.
The CBS Friday vidpic "Dallas: War of the Ewings" has come up dry, pumping out a mere 7.8 rating, 14 share in homes and a 4.3/12 in adults 25-54, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen Media…
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have signed a deal not only ensuring they will continue to kill Kenny, but guaranteeing they will make a killing doing it.
Credit Suisse First Boston is investing $3 million into Clearview Cinema Group Inc., Clearview said Friday, in what appears to be a big endorsement for the fast-growing metro New York exhib.
A potential funding crisis in the Canadian TV industry has been averted thanks to a $22 million bailout from the top Canuck production funder.
Fox O&O WFLD Chicago emerged the victor Thursday in a bidding skirmish among three Chi stations for the "Jerry Springer Show," even as producers of the controversial talker fought off accusations…
British Telecommunications, the U.K.'s national phone company, will be allowed to enter the broadcasting business in 2001, a year earlier than expected, the British government announced Thursday.
Gotham-based Eureka Pictures -- currently in production on John Pierson's "Split Screen" TV magazine for the Independent Film Channel -- will team with "Boogie Nights" producer John Lyons on…
Texas Governor George W. Bush dodged questions about his presidential ambitions after a speech Thursday to an industry group in which he lauded his state's track record for making film and TV…