Fallen Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Marie Messier may have exited the entertainment giant without the $18 million golden parachute he was seeking.
France Televisions Distribution has reorganized its international sales arm, pulling the plug on President Films and dubbing the new entity France Televisions Distribution Intl..
News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group said its Fox Sports Networks and Fox Sports Net Finance units will redeem $405 million of senior discount notes and $500 million of senior notes next month.
A federal judge has ruled that EchoStar Communications did not infringe patents held by Gemstar Development Corp. and SuperGuide Corp.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has opted to cease and desist on DeCSS. The online privacy org on Wednesday announced it will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court's ruling…
New Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Rene Fourtou met with employees at the conglom's Paris headquarters Thursday and informed them he would give himself until September to come up with a restructuring…
U.K. cabler Telewest has agreed to enter into discussions with its bondholders and major shareholder Liberty Media on how to restructure its £5.3 billion in ($8.1 billion) debt.
Viacom, Sony, NBC, billionaire producer Haim Saban and Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi have reportedly made the cut for a second round of bidding on the assets of bankrupt German TV titan…
Vivendi Universal prexy and chief exec Jean-Marie Messier was officially ousted by the board of the media conglom Wednesday, and Jean-Rene Fourtou was handed the reins during a special meeting at…
Jean-Marie Messier bid Viv U employees adieu in an email Tuesday. In the missive, he also made a concerted plea for preserving a semblance of the trans-Atlantic conglom as it exits today.
A move to place limits on which SAG members can vote has been blasted as undemocratic by board member and former presidential candidate Eugene Boggs.