Scandinavian Broadcasting System net revenues increased 38% in its third quarter over figures posted a year ago, as the European channel-launcher continued its march across Europe.
John Garrett, the former head of leisure at the Rank Group, is preparing a $1.5 billion takeover of Rank's leisure division with the backing of Candover, the venture capital group.
Broadcasting live to a trio of studios, USC's Entertainment Technology Center demo'd a new method enabling filmmakers to collaborate from several different locations. In a mock location shoot, a…
Malaysian-based vet producer-distrib A.K. Foo is teaming with San Franciscan animation house Wild Brain to develop a 13-part toon series which chronicles the adventures of a Chinese legend.
Buena Vista's football comedy "The Waterboy" kicked off the holiday season with a stunning $39.1 million studio-estimated debut, scoring a nonsummer opening record and ensuring topliner Adam Sandler…
Bastien and Associates Inc., the architect behind some of Hollywood's newest soundstage facilities, including CBS Studio Center and Manhattan Beach Studios, is going country, with plans on designing…
Talk radio maven Michael Jackson is in negotiations with CBS's radio wing to become the centerpiece of a new talkshow lineup in the works for the Eye's oldies outlet KRLA-AM.
A LOCAL NEWS ANCHOR once confided to me what a jolt it was to cover an election. He was a friendly guy who earned the basic million-plus that seems to be minimum wage for people of his trade and who…
Attorneys for Warner Bros. and Francis Coppola have filed with the California Court of Appeals, setting the stage for the next phase of this high-profile case over the doomed "Pinocchio" project.
Capping off a charmed year for Italy's most popular comedian, Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" has been chosen as the country's official submission in the foreign-language film category of the…
L.A.-based diskery Damian Music has teamed with Pepsi for the latter's first retail CD, "Pepsiworld -- The Album," a compendium of songs by such artists as the Backstreet Boys, Coolio and Salt 'n'…
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