UPC (United and Philips Communications) Nederland has inked an agreement to merge with Telekabel, a subsidiary of Dutch energy company Nuon.
Just six weeks after his agency called for a temporary embargo on business dealings with three Hollywood studios, China's Radio, Film and TV Minister Sun Jia Zheng locked Motion Picture Assn. of…
Nine Cablevision System execs will be lining up next week to be deposed by lawyers for Classics Sports Network in a legal dispute that refuses to fizzle out despite ownership changes at both…
Arguing in part that local lensing of action pics could significantly be affected, a group of firearms dealers has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, seeking to overturn an ordinance…
In more good news for working actors, SAG performers' earnings from commercials rose a steady 5% to $527 million in 1996, the Screen Actors Guild announced in a report released Friday.
Axel Springer Verlag chairman Jurgen Richter announced Friday that he is resigning his post at the end of the year.
Clarence Williams III will dive into Laurence Fishburne's vacated slot in Fine Line Features' "The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean," sources said Friday.
Singapore's "12 Storeys," about three families living in a high-rise inhabited by the ghost of a young suicide victim, took top honors Nov. 13 in the 17th annual Hawaii Intl. Film Festival.Directed…
In its seemingly implacable advance toward becoming a fully diversified media group, Spanish telco Telefonica will shortly create a brokering house to acquire free and pay TV rights to Spanish films.
In another strong signal that the Writers Guild war is nearing an end, WGA East prexy Herb Sargent has sent a communique to the West arm of the guild indicating it is ready to negotiate a settlement…