Atlantis Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Canadian television programming sales and distribution company Ironstar Communications Inc.
The Sundance Film Festival will honor Frances McDormand on Jan. 18 with its Piper-Heidsieck Tribute to Independent Vision, it was announced Tuesday.
Hardware chain Home Depot is underwriting a new live-action children's show to be distributed in syndication by Gotham-based indie MG/Perin.
France Telecom has agreed to pay $850 million to acquire Casema, which at 1.1 million connections is Holland's second-biggest cable company.
The U.S. leveraged buyout firm of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has formed a $500 million investment fund with Venezuelan conglomerate Cisneros Group to invest in Latin American, Portuguese and Spanish…
After six weeks of sharing or surrendering the primetime lead in households, NBC found its stride again last week, winning the Dec. 8-15 Nielsens chase by 2 shares in homes and 4 in adults 18-49.
"The Boxer'' enters the Oscar ring with considerable weapons in its corner. Pound-for-pound, few films this season carry the kind of Oscar pedigree of this one.
In 1997, Joss Whedon and Kevin Williamson emerged out of the ink-stained, albeit well-paid, screenwriting underclass, ascending to the rarefied air of TV and film moguldom.
Mexico's first pan-media telethon raised a total of 138 million pesos ($17 million) over the weekend, surpassing its original goal by more than 70%.
The plight of comedy motion pictures at Oscar time is always the same. It's hard to break through the bias toward more serious fare when Academy members choose the five nominees for best picture.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is launching the midseason comedy "Ask Harriet" and bringing the Dick Wolf drama "New York Undercover" back to Thursdays in January.