MGM said Wednesday the Santa Monica-based studio has completed $1.75 billion in refinancing, boosting its credit facility by $250 million more than originally planned (Daily Variety, May 3).
More than 150 of Italy's top-selling recording artists, including tenor Andrea Bocelli, are urging the government to slash the tax on recorded music in a bid to cut the high CD prices that contribute…
Germany's former TV titan Kirch Group tuned out completely Wednesday as its last remaining units filed for bankruptcy.
Woody Allen and his former friend and producer Jean Doumanian patched things up Tuesday, at least enough to issue a one-sentence joint statement settling the helmer's $12 million lawsuit.
A hearing before the Ontario Securities Commission of former impresario Garth Drabinsky and several other principal officers of defunct theater company Livent Inc. has been postponed until early…
You have one month -- July 15 to be precise. That's the deadline Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.) gave Hollywood studios, the computer biz and consumer electronics makers on Tuesday to work out their…
The global pirate music market reaped an estimated $4.3 billion last year, only a slight increase over 2000, but witnessed a loud boom in the spread of recordable compact discs.
The Directors Guild of America's national board has approved a three-year pact with ABC, CBS and NBC following negotiations that launched seven months ago.
The remaining strongholds of the once-mighty Kirch media empire are on the verge of collapse.
Signpost Films has named Kristen Hutterly as senior VP of finance and administration, and Susan Kennedy as VP of human resources
Talk about timing. Just as homeland security director Tom Ridge was counseling broadcasters Monday morning about the complexities of covering additional terrorist threats, word was breaking that the…