Viacom and its investment bankers were in discussions late Thursday night with backer Blockbuster Entertainment about increasing its participation in the bid for Paramount Communications, sources…
Metrodome, producer of the low-budget British films "Leon the Pig Farmer" and "Beyond Bedlam," has joined forces with the Lifetime Group to form a new filmmaking venture, Metrotime.
Sting scored six nominations Thursday to lead contenders for the 36th annual Grammy Awards. Recognition for his most accessible collection yet was indicative of a return by Grammy voters to more…
First-quarter earnings for King World Prods. Inc. were flat and revenues rose modestly as the distribbery paid higher participation fees on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and had to cover production…
Eastman Kodak Co. unveiled its new high-speed, high-resolution color film stock Thursday at both ShowBiz Expo East and in Los Angeles.
Warner Bros. TV, pushing hard to get more stations to buy its elaborate new syndicated magazine series "Entertainment News TV," has hired the syndie veteran Dan Greenblatt to take on the new post of…
Kerry Packer's Nine Network announced major executive shifts Thursday as the web readies itself for the new ratings season next month.
In a case that may have national ramifications for distrib and exhib webs, an Arizona film carrier has sued Buena Vista for allegedly making exhibitors in Nevada and Arizona breach their contracts…
Five regional all-news cable TV channels have formed a trade association designed to heighten awareness of their fledgling service.
Reed Hundt has been on the job barely six weeks as the new FCC chairman, but already there are grumblings from within the telecommunications industry over his performance.