America Online announced Monday it will acquire MovieFone in an all-stock transaction valued at $388 million. The acquisition of the country's leading movie-listing and ticketing service, should…
Miramax Films dominated the exclusives roster in the weekend following the Golden Globe awards.
Bi-coastal digital f/x house Blue Sky/VIFX has upped Carol Laufer to exec producer at the company's Harrison, N.Y., studio. She replaces Nina Rappaport who has left the company to pursue other…
Greatly easing a debt problem that has burdened its majority shareholders for nearly six years, Mexico's Grupo Televisa has unveiled a multi-point plan to reduce and restructure nearly $1.3 billion…
Marketing heads at three studios may have been slicing up some dirty bird Monday as ratings decried Super Bowl XXXIII the second-lowest rated ever, but a few Mile-High salutes were in order as more…
NBC Entertainment prexy Scott Sassa has joined the Board of Councilors of the USC School of Cinema-Television. Sassa, a USC alum, will assist the board with its fundraising and curriculum design…
Germany's second distrib to go public, Senator Film closed the first day of trading Friday at 298 Deutsch marks ($175) up from the $43 IPO at the start of trade, indicating the German public is still…
Hollywood Online Inc. has inked an extensive advisory and consulting agreement with veteran entertainment executive John J. Agoglia.
In a move that will bring E! Entertainment Television its first fictional original programming, the cabler announced Monday that it has hired veteran television exec Lynn Deegan as VP, development.
Time Warner agreed Monday to allow AT&T to offer residential telephone service on Time Warner cable systems in a no-risk, no-cost deal that Wall Streeters estimate could be worth several billion…
The pent-up fervor of pro-basketball fans, deprived of games since Nov. 3 because of an owner lockout of the players, burst out with a record 3.28 rating for the second pre-season contest between the…
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