The seventh edition of the Jornadas de Cable, Latin America's biggest annual pay TV fair, should see a record attendance of 20,000 industryites, host org ATVC claims.
HBO celebrated a decade of Emmy eligibility Thursday by becoming the first cable network to lead the list of contenders, pulling down a cable-record 90 nominations, led by a comedy-series record 16…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has once again written Vice President Gore to complain about the appointment of Washington pundit Norman Ornstein to a commission charged with drawing up public…
Barry Diller's HSN Inc. has tapped Nickelodeon Intl. veteran Jon Miller as president and CEO of HSNi Broadcasting, the newly formed corporate umbrella for the Silver King Broadcasting and SF…
Despite winning the Palme d'Or at Cannes, the Japanese movie "The Eel" (Unagi) has not been winning over the domestic audience.
Planet Hollywood and AMC Entertainment announced Thursday a joint venture to develop and operate a chain of complexes that combine moviegoing, dining and retail shopping.
Regal Cinemas Inc. increased net profit 36% to $7.8 million on 30% higher revenues of $78.2 million in the second quarter, it said Thursday, but Regal is hoping for a better performance in the third…
Frank L. Davis, a 31-year veteran of MGM, is leaving his position as senior executive VP of business affairs for the MGM and UA units, but will remain at the studio in a consulting capacity, the…
Trimark Pictures has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to "Heaven's Burning," a romantic actioner toplining Russell Crowe ("L.A. Confidential," "Romper Stomper") and Japan's Youki Kudoh ("Mystery…
The White House has abandoned its first choice for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and will now nominate William Kennard to replace FCC topper Reed Hundt, sources confirmed Thursday.
Televisa posted better-than-expected second-quarter results, particularly in light of a so-so first quarter, prompting a 3.7% increase in the stock price.