A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
Former KNBC entertainment reporter Garrett Glaser has joined CNBC, where he'll focus on covering the business of pop culture for the NBC-owned cabler.
Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.
General Cinema's parent, GC Companies Inc., saw its net profit drop by half in the June quarter to $3.9 million as a result of the poor performance of early-summer film releases, it said Tuesday.
ESPN2 certified its status as one of the fastest-growing networks in the history of cable by passing the 50-million subscriber mark less than four years after it started beaming its signal to cable…
In a sign that union politics are heating up, WGAW prexy Brad Radnitz has strongly endorsed Lynn Roth for the presidency and has sharply criticized guild VP Daniel Petrie Jr.'s decision to run for…
The hot German box office set new records in the first half of 1997, with admissions rising by 10.2% compared with the same period of the previous year, and revenues increasing by 14.8%.
New Line Television has inked an unusual pact with the Continental Basketball Assn. to develop series, sell a package of games and handle merchandising and sponsorship sales for the league.
Bill Mechanic, chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, announced Wednesday that Fox Studios Australia --- the studio's first facility outside the U.S. --- will open next April, and he named…
Nearly 18 months after its first scheduled release, Capitol Records/EMI-Capitol Entertainment Properties will issue the four CD "Pet Sounds Sessions" by the Beach Boys on Nov. 4.
A&E TV Networks and the Modern Times Group of Scandinavia have clenched a multiyear arrangement to distribute and operate the History Channel in the Nordic region and Baltic territories beginning in…