PARIS -- Media conglom Vivendi's adjusted net income climbed 9.4% to a record €2.9 billion ($3.8 billion) in 2011 while its revenues remained stable at $38.3 billion.
eOne will take over Vivendi Entertainment's home entertainment biz in Canada from Jan. 1, giving the distrib's market share in the retail sector a significant bump.
European entertainment giant Vivendi's revenues rose 6.4% to €28.9 billion ($40 billion) in 2010, driven by its Activision-Blizzard gaming arm and telco interests.
The details are beginning to fall into place for Comcast's proposed joint venture with NBC Universal.
Vivendi Entertainment has nabbed all rights to Chris Stokes' hip-hop dance film "Boogie Town," currently lensing with Marques Houston in the lead. Vivendi will release theatrically in the summer.
John Eck, NBC's president of broadcast and network operations, has been named vice president of NBC Universal Integration planning.
Vivendi Universal and NBC are on track to meet their self-imposed deadline and sign their definitive merger agreement today, enabling the creation of showbiz's newest integrated media conglom.
NBC Network prexy Randy Falco strutted the Peacock stuff to a group of GE investors at a private Prudential Financial conference in Vermont on Friday, touting a company that could boast among the…
A contract's a contract. Vivendi Universal's controversial former CEO Jean-Marie Messier may be down, but he's not out -- of cash, that is. So ruled a New York State court Monday, ordering the French…
A jilted Edgar Bronfman Jr. will not rejoin the Vivendi board as the French conglom works to finalize the sale of Vivendi Universal Entertainment to General Electric.
Despite the excitement surrounding its negotiations with NBC, Vivendi Universal is quietly selling other assets. Viv U and its Gallic subsid Canal Plus Group said Tuesday that they will sell Nordic…