Thailand's economic crisis has forced pay TV networks Intl. Broadcasting Corp. (IBC) and UTV Cable Network to confirm plans to merge.
A rival bid for Lin Television Corp. threatens to spoil plans by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst to acquire the coveted station group in a $1.7 billion deal.
A federal judge in New York Thursday denied Miramax an injunction that would have forced Columbia Pictures and Mandalay to stop the 2-month-old advertising campaign for "I Know What You Did Last…
DMG Radio, a subsid of the U.K.'s Daily Mail and General Trust Group, went from being a minor player to owning Oz's largest radio web with last week's A$88 million ($65 million) purchase of the…
Echostar has filed a complaint at the Federal Communications Commission against Cablevision Systems' programming arm Rainbow Programming, claiming the programmer is charging "discriminatory rates"…
The cable industry would not be swayed by Microsoft Corp.'s attempts to influence technology standards in its favor, even if the software Goliath made a second investment in a cable operator, Time…
The 24th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring projects and individuals from the worlds of TV, film and music, has been set to be broadcast live on CBS to the East at 9 p.m. Jan. 11, and…
Mandalay's about-to-bow teen-horror pic "I Know What You Did Last Summer" seems to be scaring execs at Miramax even before its opening this weekend.
Paramount has optioned film rights to Dan Gordon's upcoming novel "Just Play Dead" and hired the veteran screenwriter to pen the script for a mid-six-figure fee against just under $2 million…
Greg Estes has been raised to director for Silicon Graphics Inc.'s entertainment marketing division.
Howard E. Green, a 21-year veteran of Disney's publicity and marketing department, has been promoted to VP of studio communications.