ARGENTINA AT&T is looking to invest $1 billion in the Argentine cable industry, according to press reports in Buenos Aires. Sources say the U.S. long-distance giant is in talks with CableVision, one…
Women's figure skating has leapt to CBS' highest Winter Olympics ratings to date, though averages continue to lag behind recent Olympics and CBS expectations.
Canadian kids-TV producer Cinar Films announced Thursday that it will be delivering 340 half-hours of programming in 1998-99, for a total production budget of C$125 million ($87 million).
A proposal to make U.S. law compatible with an international copyright treaty -- a treaty broadly supported by the recording and movie industries -- faces a tough fight in Congress, where it is…
Cable industry veteran Thomas E. Lucas, whose career spans stints with MTV Networks, Discovery Communications and Hanna-Barbera Prods., has been appointed senior VP of marketing for the…
Italy has given final approval for plans to open up the funding of the Venice Film Festival to the private sector.
Two of New York U.'s professional schools have teamed with special effects house Digital Domain to create a new master's degree program for digital producing.
Thom Mount and Josh Kramer, partners in the Mount/Kramer Co., have signed a first-look production deal with Mark Damon's sales and financing organization MDP Worldwide.
Alcon Entertainment -- a startup indie with its own financing from FedEx chairman Frederick W. Smith -- has set up two greenlit projects with plans to make as many as three to four low-budget pics…
The disappointments of CBS' first-week Winter Olympics results are rapidly snowballing into an avalanche of week-two woes. CBS nevertheless overcame weather-related difficulties, time-zone hurdles…
Mediaset president Fedele Confalonieri confirmed Wednesday that the Silvio Berlusconi-owned company is holding talks with global media baron Rupert Murdoch, but he denied that the discussion centered…