SYDNEY -- Rupert Murdoch's Australian arm News Ltd has made a $1.9 billion takeover bid for James Packer's Consolidated Media Holdings, which has a 25% interest in paybox Foxtel and a half share in…
Starz has promoted Glenn Curtis to president.
MPAA chairman dismisses concerns of threat to Web
A broad consortium of TV station groups have banded together for what may be the most ambitious effort yet to establish a dominant brand in the sprawling social-TV space.
Figa Films has taken world rights, including to North America, to Brasilia Film Festival hit "The Sky Above," a cutting-edge title from Brazil's surging regional cinema.
Focus Features has set Steve McQueen to direct "Fela," a feature film based on the life of African musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti -- the subject of the recently opened Broadway musical…
While Iraq's popular private television station Al-Sharqiya will be pushing the boundaries this Ramadan with its sharp mix of satire, current affairs and comedy, state-run Al-Iraqiya will be toning…
America's Health Network, the struggling medical advice channel, has "furloughed" 161 of its 200 employees after the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. pulled back from its planned $25 million investment…
Cathy Creany, a key player in the recent battle between CBS and its affiliate board, has been named VP and general manager at WFAA-TV, the A.H. Belo Corp.-owned ABC affiliate in Dallas.
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