Buena Vista Intl. Television has agreed to supply live-action feature films, including those from Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures, to Hongkong Telecom IMS' new video on demand service, which…
Looking to give the Cartoon Network a run for its animated money, Disney/ABC Cable Networks on Monday announced plans to launch a new 24-hour Disney Channel spin-off for basic cable titled Toon…
Miramax's "Good Will Hunting" bagged the No. 1 slot on the exclusives roster in its first outing.
Island Pictures, which produced "Kiss of the Spider Woman," "Nobody's Fool" and the upcoming "The Gingerbread Man," will close Dec. 31 after a troubled year that saw the resignation of founder Chris…
Looking to separate itself from the premium cable movie pack, Cinemax has upped its commitment to high-profile independent features and has several skedded to premiere on the service in the coming…
NBC Asia has launched its newest channel, NBC Japan, on direct broadcast satellite service DirecTV, marking the network's first entry into the Japanese market.
Despite months of economic turmoil in the region, CNN Intl. and TNT & Cartoon Network have made significant gains in distribution over the past year, according to Mike Byrd, managing director of…
A federal judge declined Monday to block the release of "Amistad," Steven Spielberg's first film for DreamWorks. The decision was hailed by the studio as a significant victory in its defense of a $10…
"Rugrats," the highest-rated animated series on cable TV, will become a live theatrical touring show next year, thanks to a deal between Nickelodeon and the Pace Theatrical Group.
The pan-European satellite network Eurosport has signed up for carriage on Spanish digital direct-to-home platform, Via Digital.
A strong economy will continue to deliver good news to the TV business next year, with most sectors expected to gain 5% to 7% and cable continuing to post stronger gains.
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