A new Hollywood-on-the-Nile is rising on a 500-acre tract of reclaimed desert 10 miles south-west of Cairo, with the promise it is to be a combination Hollywood-style studio complex and theme park.
TF1, France's leading terrestrial broadcaster, has reported that estimated profits for 1996 fell by 8.6% to 550 million francs ($101 million), despite a 2.8% rise in revenues, which last year hit…
Eric Breindel, editorial page editor of the New York Post, has been appointed senior vice president of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Effective Monday, Breindel's New York-based role will focus on…
CanWest Global Communications Corp. failed Tuesday to persuade the Canadian govern-ment to overturn a ruling that blocked it from launching new television stations in Alberta, but the Winnipeg-based…
Celine Dion and rock band the Tragically Hip have topped the nominations for the Juno Awards, which recognize achievement in Canadian recorded music.
Independent production and foreign sales company Initial Entertainment Group has hired Shelly Glasser and Jon Kuyper to oversee the company's expanding production and acquisitions slate.
Michael Grade will become executive chairman of First Leisure Corp., Britain's biggest nightclub owner, when he exits as chief exec of Channel 4 in July, it was announced Wednesday.
Paragon Entertainment Corp. has inked a deal to raise its stake in animation house Lacewood Prods. Inc. to 75% from 50%.
Rupert Murdoch's British Sky Broadcasting will launch a digital platform in the U.K. and immediately plans to order 1 million signal decoders worth almost $400 million.
TV Azteca CEO Ricardo Salinas Pliego is on the road this month, drumming up interest in a $350 million debt offering the broadcaster plans to make in early February.
Continuing its plans to develop programming tiers in one of the world's fastest-growing cable markets, Globo subsidiary NET Brasil is seeking tenders for an equipment deal worth around $150 million…