Former United Intl. Pictures marketing maven Hy Smith has unveiled his new London-based marketing and sales consultancy and lined up his first assignments: the upcoming James Bond adventure "The…
Japan's long flirtation with high definition television (HDTV) using an analog format is expected to officially end by 2007, the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry said.
A rash of mergers Stateside and in Europe will be the hot topic at next week's Mip TV market in Cannes. Some 11,000 delegates wing their way this weekend to the French Riviera for the annual…
The Hearst Corp. has upped T.R. "Rocky" Shepard III to president and Keith A. McCloat to VP, business manager of King Features Syndicate, distributor of comics and editorial features to some 5,000…
MCI Worldcom will sell its stake in News Corp. for $1.39 billion, the media conglom revealed late Monday, with one-quarter of the stake being acquired by Saudi Prince Al Waleed Ben Talal.
Overseas B.O. data for the holiday weekend was sketchy due to vacations in many offshore territories, but Warner Bros. reported beefy bows by "Payback" in five markets while "Cruel Intentions" had a…
"KO Girls," one of the most talked about Japanese movies of 1997, was released at 20 cinemas in Taiwan last week, after a successful run in Hong Kong.
After today, there will be two Harveys hopping around Miramax's Tribeca offices: the company's famous co-prexy, and a certain 6-foot-3-1/2-inch invisible rabbit.
Broadway grosses climbed steadily last week as the season strides toward the finish line. Total B.O. was up by $1,022,070 to $13,292,379, and attendance climbed by almost 10,000, from 245,283 to…
The future still looks good for Fox's "Futurama" despite expected cooling in its second Sunday.
Marking a long-awaited strategic play in the Latino satcaster stakes, Sky Latin America at last has settled on a partner for Argentina.