NEW YORK — Media stock maven Mario Gabelli apparently believes that Viacom Inc.’s shares are on the way up. On Wednesday, Gabelli Funds told the Securities & Exchange Commission that it now owns 6.7…
The cable TV industry may be slow to admit it, but the greatest competitive threat to its future isn't satellite dishes or telcos or the Internet. It's thieves.
Recently formed Entertainment Properties Trust has acquired three megaplex theaters from AMC Entertainment Inc. for $51.6 million as part of the exhib's previously announced plan to sell and lease…
Todd-AO/Editworks has taken on nonlinear capabilities with the addition of two VideoSpace Digital Video Recorders.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has dropped its lawsuit against Network Solutions Inc., which registers names on the Internet, for allowing the domains "academyaward.com" and…
Actress and UNICEF national ambassador Jane Curtin joined the org's executive director Carol Bellamy for a special preview of UNICEF's "Cartoons for Children's Rights" PSA campaign --- the first…
The Italian film industry is showing healthy signs of recovery, while U.S. movies continue to lose ground, according to national figures for 1997 released this week.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting took a big step toward implementing its business plan in Miami Tuesday by unveiling a five-year broadcast TV rights pact with the NBA's Miami Heat.
Sony Pictures Entertainment co-prez Jeff Sagansky will be named executive of the year at the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors' 15th annual awards banquet on Jan. 11.
ABC, unhappy with its on-air promo slate, has interviewed potential hires including former Warner Bros. marketing prexy Chris Pula