Largely on the strength of its appeal to college and high school kids, Mandalay and Sony's "I Know What You Did Last Summer" opened to a spectacular $15.8 million.
Chris-Craft Industries' reduced holdings in the UPN weblet made the difference between profit and loss for the third quarter.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution is looking to replace Chris Spencer as host of its struggling syndie latenight strip "Vibe."
Italy's left-center government said it will soon introduce a TV bill in Parliament to complement the media reform law passed earlier this year.
Alliance Communications Corp. of Toronto and two of its top execs are set to raise C$61.2 million ($44.3 million) in a new public share issue available in Canada only, with the sale of 2.8 million…
Comic actor Dave Thomas has launched a new indie film production company, Maple Palm Prods., with the announcement of an executive staff topped by Bill Bromiley, former Concorde/New Horizons exec VP…
New Line's "Boogie Nights" set the exclusives roster on fire, knocking Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" from the top spot.
Raycom Media on Monday confirmed its rival bid for Lin Television Corp., topping a $1.7 billion offer by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, which plans to operate a coveted NBC affil in a new partnership…
Leveraged buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is already looking over United Artists Theater Circuit after confirming Monday it had agreed to buy Norman Lear's Act III Theaters for $665 million in…
"Remembering 'Kukla, Fran & Ollie,' " a two-episode retrospective of the early network TV series that premiered 50 years ago this month, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Leonard H…
The federal government has launched another salvo in the Web browser wars. At a press conference Monday in Washington, Attorney General Janet Reno said Microsoft's practice of demanding that computer…