A federal appeals court has struck down a lower court's decision granting satellite carriers of network programming and superstation signals such as WTBS the same compulsory copyright license…
Jones Intercable's proposed $ 400 million alliance with Canadian telco Bell Canada Intl. is the latest cable-telco venture sent back to the drawing table because of the FCC's new rate regulations.
Tom Sherak has been upped to the newly created position of senior executive vice president at 20th Century Fox, making him the third highest-ranking exec at the studio.
Time Warner Entertainment and its partners US West and Japanese-based Itochu and Toshiba are considering buying cable systems and/or starting program services in Japan.
The Showtime One-Act Festival May 20-July 10 at the Met Theatre in Hollywood is produced by Act One, a production company run by Jerry Levine and Risa Bramon Garcia. Credit was misleading in a story…
The ever-improving prospects of satellite TV venture British Sky Broadcasting helped pump up the pretax profits of the media group Pearson by 38% to T208.6 million ($ 310 million) last year.
With three major sequels debuting this month and nearly a dozen others on tap this summer, the studios are again rallying around the familiarcry: Send in the clones.
Market research company Nielsen Australia is buying out its longtime rival, AGB McNair, thus creating a monopoly of Australia's lucrative TV ratings business.
Disney's "D2: The Mighty Ducks" had quite a slap shot, arriving on the scene to lead the marketplace with $ 10,356,748 in its opening weekend. The pond either got deeper or was more shallow than…
The closing of one of the entertainment industry's top business-management firms -- Breslauer, Jacobson, Rutman & Chapman -- may be announced as early as today, with three of the partners opening the…
Catalog 1, a joint venture of Spiegel Inc. and Time Warner Entertainment Co., said it launched its catalog shopping network in three of four pilot markets.