Net profits at Dutch-based consumer electronics company Philips shot up to 1.4 billion guilders ($700 million)in its third quarter following the company's continued sell-off of its loss-makers, or…
Leading Australian film and TV producer/distrib the Becker Group on Thursday unveiled its new sports division, which will tee off late next month by televising the Australian (southern) summer PGA…
Richard Weitz, a 28-year-old agent at ICM, is ankling the agency to head the TV literary department at Endeavor, sources say.
The Major League Baseball playoffs threw syndie skeins a curveball in the week ending Oct. 12.
Benefiting from connections to two "rich uncle" investment sources, recent Silicon Valley transplant Animation Science Corp. announced Thursday it had received an operational infusion of more than $8…
South Africa and Canada are to sign an official film and television co-production agreement early next month, to coincide with the second Southern African Intl. Film and Television Market Nov. 3-7 in…
The WB is swapping timeslots for its Sunday series "Unhappily Ever After" and its frosh comedy "The Tom Show."
"X"-philes turned out in droves over the weekend for the broadcast syndie bow of Chris Carter's dark and distinctive Fox drama.
John Malone's Liberty Media is expected to raise its stake in Barry Diller's HSN Inc. from 15% to 20%, using as payment its $345 million preferred stockholding in Fox Kids Worldwide Inc., sources…
Playboy and the Cisneros Group are joint-venturing to own and operate Playboy TV and AdulTVision channels in Germany and Scandinavia.
Two 1970s bands finding life's more lucrative in the 1990s, a pair of acts that defined rock music in the '60s, a rockabilly poster boy and three pioneers from New Orleans are the 1998 inductees in…