The Federal Trade Commission signed off Friday on a Cablevision Systems deal to buy Tele-Communications Inc.'s New York-area cable systems.
TV stations that have bought Warner Bros.' off-net series "Friends" are anticipating a huge audience delivery in syndication when they start running the episodes five times a week in the fall.
CNN/U.S. prexy Rick Kaplan continued his raid on ABC News over the weekend, confirming on Sunday that he has lured Willow Bay -- co-anchor of "Good Morning America/Sunday" since 1994 -- to co-anchor…
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason will replace Frank Gifford as a member of the trio of announcers in the "Monday Night Football" booth on ABC beginning next season, ending Gifford's…
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has dismissed an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding filed against Seagull Entertainment last year by a group of former staffers on Seagull's syndie strip "Hollywood…
As Jack Nicholson might have put it, January trading at overseas cinemas is as good as it gets, thanks to "Titanic," "Tomorrow Never Dies" and a mix of other U.S. and European crowd-pleasers.
Kristin Scott Thomas had a career-making turn in Anthony Minghella’s Oscar-winning “The English Patient,” followed by a major gig opposite Robert Redford in the upcoming “The Horse Whisperer.” After…
The Screen Actors Guild's national board of directors voted Saturday to send to a referendum the long-debated question of whether SAG should merge with the American Federation of Television and Radio…
Marlon Schulman has been tapped VP of Bandai Entertainment's new homevideo wing, which will produce and distribute original Japanese anime and live-action fare. Schulman had been director of biz and…
The Peacock web, desperate to make up for the loss of the American Football Conference's promotional platform to reach young male viewers, says it will set up a $1 million matching fund with its TV…
Leveraged buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is in talks to buy third-biggest exhib Regal Cinemas, Wall Street sources said, for about $1.2 billion.
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