Morgan Stanley analyst Alan Kassan upgraded his rating of Walt Disney Co. to "buy" from "hold."
A $NZ230 million ($ 129 million) film and TV production complex is planned for Christchurch, N.Z. When fully operative, it will be one of the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere. Initial backers of…
Omni Films Intl. Inc. shares jumped 25.5% after Dan Dorfman, financial correspondent for cable channel CNBC, reported Thursday that Omni was money manager Garrett Van Wagoner's top stock pick for…
Paramount could spend the days after Christmas enjoying its $ 10.2 billion present from QVC Network. Or it could exchange that gift for something a little more expensive -- if Viacom raises its bid.
Rupert Murdoch's Star Television Ltd. confirmed last week that it has agreed to buy 49.9% of Asia Today Ltd., the broadcaster of India's Zee TV.
In a season that traditionally goes for escapist entertainment, the hottest tickets at America's movie houses are for films about the Holocaust and AIDS. Universal's "Schindler's List" and TriStar's…
Pat Robertson’s Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. extended the expiration date of its tender offer for Nostalgia Network Inc. to midnight EST Jan. 5. IFE’s $ 2 -a-share cash bid for Nostalgia expired…
Garth Drabinsky ended speculation last week about plans for his much-praised , all-star revival of "Show Boat." He's bringing the production, staged by Harold Prince, to Broadway's Gershwin Theater…
It was another big holiday week for the nation's music retailers as superstar releases fueled an across-the-board sales bonanza.