A hefty $323 million writeoff at Blockbuster pushed its parent company, Viacom Inc., into a $210 million loss for the second quarter, it said Tuesday, compared with a $26 million profit a year…
As part of the ongoing legal battle between Mexico's two rival broadcasters, Televisa and TV Azteca, formal charges of copyright violation were brought against former TV Azteca execs who now work for…
Harvey Entertainment Co.'s earnings fell to $183,000 from $1.1 million in the second quarter, reflecting Harvey's receipt last year of a one-time cash payment related to its Saban/Fox deal.
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Just two months after its friendly takeover of U.K. film and TV producer-distribber Circle Communications, Oz's Southern Star Group is considering two further overseas acquisitions worth an estimated…
New York-based holding company Interpublic Group --- which owns several ad agencies including McCann-Erickson and tallied about $18 billion in billings last year --- has acquired a majority stake in…
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Cable News Network is close to naming longtime ABC News producer Rick Kaplan to a new No. 2 post at the cable-news web.
After getting critical brickbats over a lack of minority actors in the CBS Steven Bochco drama "Brooklyn South," the producers have added Richard T. Jones to the cast, sources said. He'll play…
Spain's second digital platform, Via Digital, has signed up Michael J. Solomon, former prexy of Warner Bros. Intl. Television, to acquire and package big U.S. feature films for its upcoming movie…
MCI and Progressive Networks have entered an Internet alliance that the companies say will greatly enhance the Internet's ability to deliver audio and video.
CBS has set a Monday, Sept. 15, premiere date for its fall season, with "The Gregory Hines Show" and "Michael Hayes" debuting out of their regular timeslots on that night.