Film firm Cantor Movies slashed its box office estimate for "Spider-Man's" first weekend by a third to between 6.8 to 7.1 million pounds ($10.47 million) due to England advancing at the World Cup.
Cabler Singapore Cable Vision has admitted it won't recoup the $4 million it spent on exclusive broadcast rights to the World Cup soccer tournament, which kicked off May 31.
Brazil's World Cup soccer matches are bringing in record ratings for broadcaster TV Globo.
Illegal sellers of TV signal decoders, whose sales have rocketed in Hong Kong as fans clamor to watch the World Cup, has sparked outrage among cable and satellite channel operators who paid hefty…
Univision said its Spanish-lingo broadcasts of World Cup soccer, which kicked off May 31, are racking up higher ratings than the 1998 tourney despite major time differences with host nations Korea…
Nearly 500 million people are turning in to watch the World Cup soccer tournament, the global broadcast rights fees have more than quadrupled and the United States scored a stunning upset of powerful…
Soccer fever reached an unprecedented pitch Monday in Italy as a staggering 19 million viewers tuned in to RAI 1 to watch the national team win its first World Cup match, giving the pubcaster an 81%…
Argentinean broadcaster Artear-Canal 13 has inked an 11th-hour deal with DirecTV Latin America to air highlights of the soccer World Cup, which kicked off in Korea and Japan on Friday.
Moments before the kick-off of the World Cup in South Korea Friday, Kirch Media and German pubcasters ARD and ZDF announced that they could not reach agreement on how to digitally transmit the…
Europe's pubcasters have approached soccer association Fifa with an offer for the TV broadcasting rights to the 2006 World Cup, still held by the cash-strapped Kirch Group.
The World Cup soccer dream of South African terrestrial station e.tv is becoming a nightmare -- it could end up with a shortfall of $5 million on the reported $10 million it paid for exclusive…