Satcaster U.S. Satellite Broadcasting saw its stock price soar nearly 40% Wednesday on rumors of an impending acquisition by DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics.
Holland Media Group (HMG) has inked a multimillion-dollar deal with RCV Entertainment for the TV rights to up to a dozen films, including Oscar winner "The English Patient."
Every year, TV critics watch the Academy Awards and offer Tuesday-morning quarterbacking on how it could have been improved. But in mulling the ideal Oscarcast, it must first be presumed, of course…
Solid investor demand Wednesday prompted CBS Corp. to increase its initial public offering of stock in Infinity Broadcasting Corp., its radio and outdoor advertising spinoff, by 14% to raise $2.87…
Preempting other possible bidders, Grove/Atlantic rights director and editor Elisabeth Schmitz has made a two-book deal to acquire world rights to "In the Fall," a first novel by Jeffrey Lent that…
Entertainment industry leaders on Wednesday pleaded with California state officials to take action immediately to stem the tide of film and television production flowing to Canada and other countries.
German family channel Super RTL has signed five-year programming deals with Buena Vista Intl. and leading German commercial net RTL, Super RTL managing director Peter T. Heimes announced Wednesday in…
“Jackie Brown” star Robert Forster has become the latest to join the ensemble drama “All the Rage,” which stars Joan Allen, Gary Sinise, Jeff Daniels, Andre Braugher, David Schwimmer, Anna Paquin…
Meg Ryan and Nina Sadowsky's Prufrock Pictures has concluded a deal to produce a second supernatural thriller for New Line Cinema, following the spooks that the two companies are enjoying on the…
Kate Wilson has announced her intention to step down as chief executive of the Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lottery production franchises.
Stone Stanley Prods. has beefed up its management team with the promotion of company vet Heidi Cayn Friedman to senior veep of production and the appointment of David Decker as VP of business affairs.