Artisan Entertainment is nearing a deal to handle homevideo and digital videodisc distribution of the 3,000-title library of Republic Entertainment, one of the largest catalogs still available…
Nick at Nite has bought the exclusive cable rights to Paramount Domestic distribution's "Cheers" starting in the fall of 2001 for $68.8 million, the highest price Nick has ever paid for a sitcom…
Producer Alexander Tabrizi, formerly behind Tri Vision Pictures, has joined Mastermind Entertainment as president of worldwide production.
Patrick Stewart and Blythe Danner are in final negotiations to star in Arthur Miller's new play, "Ride Down Mt. Morgan," this fall.
Shaftesbury Films, one of Canada's most seasoned indie pic producers, is expanding into Imax-format film production and distribution, with the creation of SK Films.
Raul Moneta, head of Banco Republica, has taken the reins at CEI, replacing Richard Handley, the brains behind CEI, Argentina's No. 2 media player. Banco Republica has a 40% stake in the…
WNYW is mounting a massive overhaul of its flagship ayem broadcast "Good Day New York," radically remaking virtually every element of the struggling show in a bid to shore up its sagging ratings.
While many acts are just fortunate enough to nab a deal with one music publisher, hard rockers Korn find themselves in the enviable position of having pacts with two music publishers as a result of…
Rupe has put the ball into the back of the net. The board of Britain's famed Manchester United soccer club has accepted the media mogul's bid to buy its franchise for a whopping $1.04 billion.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Tuesday it has developed the world's first rewritable, dual-layer optical disk. The disk is compatible with digital videodisks (DVD), and it allows for up to…
Alliance Communications and A&E Television Networks are fighting over the use of the word "biography."