Astral Communications of Montreal has paid C$17.4 million ($12.6 million) to acquire a 25% stake in Radiomutuel, a Quebec broadcaster that owns several specialty TV services and 11 radio stations.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America said the international steering committee, which represents the industry on Digital Videodisc matters, would have a final draft specification for a DVD music…
The Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. and Robert DeBrino's Canterbury Films are teaming up to produce "The Vatican Connection," a feature based on Richard Hammer's controversial 1982 book about illegal…
Angry shareholders put Viacom Inc. chairman Sumner Redstone on the defensive at the company's annual meeting Thursday, forcing him to defend his leadership, the company's management and its strategy…
Brent Jack has been upped to VP, international theatrical marketing, at Rysher Entertainment. With Rysher since 1994, Jack will handle the agenda for the international marketing team. * * *…
In a dramatic new turn to Spain's digital war between its conservative government and its first digital TV platform, CanalSatelite Digital (CSD), Spain's Parliament voted Thursday against any TV…
Tele-Communications Inc. will transfer control of the Starz! movie channel to its programming affiliate Liberty Media, it was announced Thursday, as part of a $400 million deal.
NBC will again risk the ire of its affiliates by airing an NBA Finals post-game show on CNBC, only this time it's treading carefully.
Tony Vinciquerra, who resigned as the No. 2 exec at CBS Television Stations last week, is moving to Hearst Broadcasting in a similar post.
Nora Ephron and her sister Delia are "Hanging Up" on Columbia Pictures with their newest, partially autobiographical project, the studio confirmed Thursday.