About 50 employees and several other creditors have initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Seagull Entertainment, producer/distributor of such syndie fare as "Hollywood Connection" and "Tarzan: the…
Winning a fierce bidding war, Fox 2000 slapped down what sources said was a whopping $500,000 against $1 million (plus another $500,000 directing fee for pitchman Alan Shapiro) for a pitch for…
Primestar, which distributes packages of cable networks, movies and sports to satellite dish owners, will add Discovery Channel's Animal Planet next month, along with three pay multiplexes --- HBO…
Jamie Kellner, CEO of The WB TV Network, and Garth Ancier, the weblet's entertainment president, on Monday questioned rival UPN's midseason strategy of launching a new sci-fi movie night on Thursdays.
The Pacific Insurance Co. of China (PICC) has started to issue profit loss insurance for film and TV productions, marking another step by China toward standardizing its entertainment business.
Shares of Sony Corp. continued their climb to new highs on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on Monday, buoyed by expectations of a strong first-quarter earnings report, which will be released Thursday.
The British government has given a huge financial boost to Channel 4 by ending the minority web's obligation to pay more than $100 million a year to the rival ITV network.
In a sign of the growing pressure to loosen control of the media by the Indian government, the country's broadcast minister Jaipal Reddy said last week the ban on foreign companies beaming TV…
Arnon Milchan's New Regency Prods. has entered into exclusive negotiations with News Corp. for a deal that would move the production company from its Warner Bros. home of seven years to the 20th…
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