In the latest sign of Wall Street's growing interest in the exhibition sector, investment bank Lehman Bros. has bought Tele-Communications Inc.'s $133 million preferred stockholding in United Artists…
Lifetime Television will sponsor the USA Women's Hockey National Team during its fall and winter tour in preparation for the February 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
So here it is, another fall about to dawn at the networks. As usual, the talk is of the dreaded "E" word, namely erosion. It's the same thing every year.
Paul Sorvino, John Glover, Tony Roberts and Jill Hennessy ("Law and Order") are starring in Edward Vilga's low-budget indie "Dead Broke," which begins lensing in Gotham in September.
Upcoming Spanish digital platform Via Digital has signed an agreement with European Channel Management (ECM) to broadcast the 24-hour news channel BBC World and its sister entertainment service BBC…
South Africa's premier exhib, Ster-Kinekor, is expanding into Europe with a plan to build 30 multiplexes over the next three years. The move represents a $150 million investment and is the company's…
The increase in midseason repeats is accelerating steady ratings erosion by the major broadcast networks, according to a new study from BJK&E Media Group, which documents the repeats' impact.
Television gameshows are back because 1) People are tired of talk shows. 2) They are cheap to make. 3) They never really left.
A double dose of eternal maverick Woody Allen --- in scripted and unscripted forms --- set the tone for a lineup embracing American indies but snubbing studio product at the 54th Venice Intl. Film…
DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV platform, will be marketed under the Premiere name, German daily Berliner Zeitung reported in its Thursday edition.
Universal TV has renewed its syndie titans "Hercules" and "Xena" through the 1999-2000 season with Tribune Broadcasting outlets and other stations covering 70% of U.S. TV households.