Steering a conservative course for pubcaster NHK's conversion to digital transmission, president Katsuji Ebisawa said Japan might not be able to support three consumer direct satellite platforms.
To Helmut Thoma, outspoken head of Germany's leading free TV channel, RTL, digital television remains a "mad cow disease" that will be "very, very difficult to establish" in Germany. "But the…
On Friday, one day after the East wing of the Writers Guild dropped a bomb on Hollywood, the union appeared nonplused and uncertain what to do next.
Carmen Electra, whose career has moved swiftly through modeling to television, has become something of a cyberspace pioneer as well, following the launch of her America Online (AOL) chat and…
Westinghouse Electric Corp. expects to complete its $1.55 billion buyout of Gaylord Entertainment's cable networks Tuesday, following an IRS ruling that clears a final hurdle.
The Shooting Gallery has teamed with producers Peter Soby Jr. of Chicago-West Entertainment and Frank Garritano to produce Gorman Berchard's comic novel "The Second Greatest Story Ever Told."
Twentieth Century Fox has promoted Peter Levinsohn to the newly created position of senior VP of international pay TV and pay-per-view.
The Massachusetts visual/digital effects house Mass.Illusion has, through a combination of British investment capital and an employee-led buyout, reclaimed its status as an independent shop and…
Producer David Permut and Valhalla Pictures have acquired the film rights to "Brother Sam," Bill Kinison and Steve Delsohn's biography of the late comedian Sam Kinison.
Sony Corp. on Thursday unveiled a 3.5 billion yen ($29.1 million) incentive plan for its directors and corporate executive officers in which the company issued them bonds with warrants.
Already grappling with red ink, animation house Film Roman said Thursday it will take a $2 million writeoff in the third quarter after UPN decided not to go forward with "The Blues Brothers" as a…