High-profile U.K. entrepreneur Richard Branson, owner of the Virgin Atlantic airline, has reduced his stake in the Nasdaq-quoted British cable combo Virgin Media from 10.45% to 6.5%.
Georg Kofler, former CEO of financially troubled pay TV operator Premiere, has dismissed charges of insider trading and falsifying subscriber numbers in response to a lawsuit filed last week on…
British shingles are playing an increasingly important part in funding U.K. TV shows as broadcasters trim their commissioning budgets.
The Ischia Global Film & Music Fest has recruited a robust lineup of international talent and industry heavyweights for the informal extravaganza on the Italo isle.
Middle East auds are getting ready for the ultimate man vs. machine showdown. "Terminator Salvation" is getting the widest-ever release for a pic in the region with an unprecedented 76-print…
Lebanese film execs are taking their first steps toward setting up a film commission.
Middle East distributor Front Row Entertainment is diving into the deep end by acquiring the controversial feature "The Stoning of Soraya M." from M Power.
As SAG prepares to mail out its contract ratification ballots this week, guild president Alan Rosenberg is predicting that members will spurn the hard-fought feature-primetime deal.
On Friday, NPR did a segment on Kirby Dick's movie "Outrage," the premise being that the movie may have been more explosive a decade ago. In its first seven days of release, the movie has grossed…
Marvel Studios has chosen its god of Thunder: Australian thesp Chris Hemsworth is in final negotiations to play Thor in the comicbook company's bigscreen adaptation of the character.
Entertainment industry labor unions and the AFL-CIO are using star power to support a bill in Congress that would make it easier for unions to organize.