Viacom's plan to sell stock in its Blockbuster Entertainment Group early next year is in doubt as the video rental chain's performance worsens, Wall Street analysts say.
Sending a message to its harshest critics and biggest clients, Nielsen Media Research has teamed with Lucent Technologies to develop high-tech means of measuring TV viewing and online usage.
The head of Fukuoka Broadcasting Corp. (FBS) said Wednesday he will step down from the broadcaster in the major southwestern Japanese city over a scandal in which the TV station bilked advertisers…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) on Thursday won a preliminary injunction in Los Angeles Superior Court against a company and individuals attempting to profit from the sale of a…
"Crook & Chase" is heading back to Nashville. Universal Television has dropped the syndie talkshow hosted by Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase, but executive producer Jim Owens intends to revive the…
Plans for the first-ever Midem Miami Latin America & Caribbean music market are being firmed up here this week with a clutch of deals inked with up-and-coming Latino talent. The Sept. 8-11 event will…
Need an update from last week's "Homicide"? Want a recipe from a cooking segment on "Today"? NBC can provide it to you beginning in August through a linkup with interactive TV service Wink…
Ewan McGregor is being lined up to play the crooked derivatives trader Nick Leeson in a film to be directed by James Dearden, based on the true story of the collapse of Barings Bank.
Despite investing a great deal of News Corp.'s fortune in satellites and other high-tech media delivery systems, topper Rupert Murdoch told execs at the June 26 Forbes CEO Forum that he was…
When Family Channel's parent, Intl. Family Entertainment, agreed to be acquired by Fox Kids Worldwide two weeks ago, it was the culmination of an 18-month-long process, documents filed with the SEC…
Citing difficulties attracting funding, Chris Gore, publisher of indie film mag Film Threat, acknowledged what many subscribers already suspected: The 12-year-old magazine has halted operations.