China has issued a ban on television dramas that are longer than 20 episodes, according to a senior government official.
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest, which controls TV outfit Mediaset and film unit Medusa, said net profits in 1996 slipped to 397.9 billion lire ($234 million) from $250 million a year earlier.
Lars Kolvig, managing director of Nordisk Film Production and the last of the old guard of Nordisk top management to stay on following a 1992 merger with the Egmont Group, resigned Tuesday.
Capping a year of on again, off again talks, EMI Music Publishing has paid $132 million for 50% of Jobete Music, the publisher founded by Berry Gordy and which boasts many of the chestnuts of the…
The war against the censors has escalated to new heights in the Philippine cinema industry as producers, directors and other members of the industry have taken their battle to the Senate.
Wide-ranging changes to the license of South African pay-TV station M-Net were published in the official Government Gazette at the weekend, drawing fire from all sides, especially pubcaster SABC.
Veteran director John Frankenheimer has agreed to direct the United Artists Corp. Ltd. film "Ronin," which will shoot this fall throughout Europe. It marks the fifth UA picture for Frankenheimer…
Viacom Inc.'s troubled Blockbuster video chain will report an alarming 76% plunge in operating profit to as low as $40 million for the second quarter, Viacom warned Tuesday, signaling that…
Alliance Entertainment, the Al Teller-run independent music distribution outfit, announced Tuesday that it was in default under its credit agreement because it failed to make a required amortization…
Elaine Hendrix, who co-starred in "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion," has inked to star with Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson in Disney's "The Parent Trap."