Paramount and Universal have teamed up to create a plan to give India's English-language video-watchers a respite from poor quality pirated videocassettes. Fuzzy video recordings of new Hollywood…
Michael Douglas has set up a new production company with former New Regency Prods. prexy Steven Reuther, folding Stonebridge Prods., his Columbia-based production company, in the process.
Pity Joao de Deus Pinheiro. As Europe's current audiovisual archduke, he's doing his darnedest to rally the Euro forces to square up to the invading U.S. armies -- but his troops can't stop fighting…
Given the recent collapse of the TCI/Bell Atlantic merger, it wasn't surprising that the viability of how the computer, communications and entertainment industries intersect on the information…
Television writer Richard Powell will be honored with the Morgan Cox Award, given by the Writers Guild of America, West.
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. chairman Wayne Huizenga told securities analysts that he was unhappy with the value of Viacom Inc.'s buyout offer, a company spokesman said March 25.
Rogers Communications Inc. said Pierre Juneau has agreed to act as trustee to hold and vote the shares of Maclean Hunter Ltd., to be acquired by Rogers under its offer to purchase all of Maclean…
The Federal Communications Commission agreed March 23 to respond to a four-year-old petition asking it to repeal the primetime access rule, which prohibits top-50-market network affiliates from…
Miramax Films has bought U.S. and Canadian rights to "Strawberry and Chocolate" (Fresa y Chocolate), the Cuban comedy that scored big at the Berlin Film Festival, capturing three awards.
As expected, there will be a break-up between Rupert Murdoch's Star Television satellite service and the BBC's World Service Television news programming -- but that split is now likely to come in…
Disney scored a major coup late last week by landing rights to distribute a remake of the 1947 film "The Bishop's Wife," a light comedy about an angel who helps a bishop build a church. Samuel…