Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti has told the FCC that he hopes to resolve differences between movie studios and makers of digital TV sets over copyright protection by Aug. 1.
Rupert Murdoch on Thursday categorically ruled out a merger between BSkyB and France's Canal Plus, saying he didn't want his prized British pay TV satcaster to become "a football" for French…
Attorneys for Time Warner and Oliver Stone have been ordered to appear July 22 in an Amite, La., court for failing to provide information to lawyers suing the director over a shooting allegedly…
Michael Kuhn, former president of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, has resurfaced in London as an adviser to composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Lara Flynn Boyle, who co-stars in Fox’s series “The Practice,” has joined Steve Zahn, Salma Hayek, Jeff Goldblum, Tom Wilkinson, David Cross, Orlando Jones, David Hyde Pierce and Claudia Schiffer in…
Bertelsmann, the world's third-largest media conglom in terms of sales, unveiled a new ownership and shareholder voting-rights structure Thursday that in the long run could open the closely held…
In the face of mass resignations at Nova TV and further moves by ousted general manager Vladimir Zelezny to relaunch the station under new ownership, CME-owned service provider CNTS filed for a…
Clint Eastwood is rounding up final cast members for "Space Cowboys," an action-adventure film from Village Roadshow, Eastwood's Malpaso and Andrew Lazar's Mad Chance.
The A.H. Belo Corp. is close to a deal to buy indie TV station KTVK Phoenix for more than $360 million.
Four months after Carole Black took over as president and CEO of Lifetime, three high-ranking execs are out at the cabler.
DirecTV and the National Assn. of Broadcasters have reached an agreement that they hope Congress will use as the template when it writes legislation allowing satcasters to provide a package of…