Net revenues for Scandinavian Broadcasting System shot up by $13.4 million, and the group, which owns a string of TV and radio channels across Europe, posted a profit for the first time in three…
Primestar, which distributes packages of cable networks, movies and sports to satellite dish owners, will add Discovery Channel's Animal Planet next month, along with three pay multiplexes --- HBO…
CBS has bought broadcast rights to "Without a Doubt," former prosecutor Marcia Clark's book on the O.J. Simpson murder trial, which will air as a two-hour movie on the Eye web.
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.