Fuji Television Network Inc. (Fuji TV) said Monday it has placed orders for mobile terrestrial and high-definition broadcasting centers with Sony Corp. for use during the 1998 Winter Olympics at…
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…
News Corp. and Heritage Media Corp. have agreed to give Justice Dept. lawyers more time to study the companies' plan to merge their coupon business.
David Cavanagh has been tapped head of TV at multicultural and multilingual pubcaster SBS.
The foreign B.O. came off the boil a bit last weekend due to a scarcity of strong U.S. entries in major markets, but "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" continued to sizzle in Japan and the U.K., and…
Once again the "force" was with Harrison Ford, as Columbia's "Air Force One" climbed to $37.1 million at the weekend box office to take a commanding lead in the domestic marketplace.
American Jazz Awards are set for 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Tickets run $25-$75; seating starts at 6:30 p.m. Info: (562) 436-7794. * * * Tom Sheehy has…
Walt Disney Co. neared the end of an auction of ABC's publishing assets with a deal to sell the Pacific Northwest Publishing Group to Lee Enterprises for $185 million.
"Magic Mountain," a 52-part semi-animated series produced by China Central Television (CCTV), Australian Broadcasting Corp. and Australian Southern Star Entertainment, was recently completed.
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.