Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca is taking a chance on a Euro-animated series in a market dominated by U.S. and Japanese productions.
Italy's dominant pay TV operator Telepiu, controlled by Gallic media group Canal Plus, posted a loss of $165 million for its fiscal 1998.
The Hoyts Cinemas board was forced Tuesday to lower the company's projected earnings for the year to June 30 after a potential bidder for its U.S. loop dropped out last last week.
Thanks to heavy TV advertising and special programming on MTV, the Backstreet Boys' new album may have set an industry record for first-week sales, according to label insiders: Early projections put…
Zee TV will launch an eight-channel digital network in India that will include entertainment, news, music, cinema and four regional-language channels in Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi.
Viacom's revised offer of $9.75 a share for the outstanding 20% of Spelling Entertainment stock was $1 per share below the price Spelling's independent directors wanted, Viacom has revealed.
TVN Entertainment has signed for the first time as lead distributor for two pay-per-view specials: "Cirque du Soleil: Quidam" (Aug. 1) and "Canyon Walk" (Sept. 5), in which French-born aerialist…
Rene Peres, director of Reed Midem Organization's television division and head of the Mip, Mipcom and Mip Asia TV markets, has submitted his resignation.
Family-friendly Pax TV begins production in Hawaii in August of its primetime, updated version of the popular 1980s "Star Search" TV talent show to air nationally for 52 weeks.
In the wake of Chris McGurk's departure, speculation is rife that Universal will do some realigning of its top executives.
In the waning hours of the 1999 Cannes Film fest, two more films were picked up by U.S. distribs: Artisan Entertainment acquired domestic rights to Jim Jarmusch's competition pic, "Ghost Dog: The Way…