The battle between the Philippine's top two terrestrial networks ABS-CBN and GMA-7 has exploded into the cable TV industry.
After months of speculation, media manipulation and corporate gesticulation, Vivendi Universal's bankers this week will finally cast their eyes on a half-dozen bids for the French conglom's…
Last week wasn't the best for the normally boffo Viacom. First, filmmaker Spike Lee effectively stopped TNN's skedded June 13 relaunch as Spike TV. Lee had won an injunction to stop the new name on…
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The story of a combative TV talkshow host under investigation for alleged drug possession has been enough to whip the local media into a frenzy. But when the man is also VP of Germany's Jewish…
As Vivendi Universal mulls whether to sell off its theme parks separately from its film studio, an unpleasant reality is setting in: The old cash cow ain't what she used to be.
Actors often thirst for attention, but even they are stunned by the plethora of pitches in the campaign to combine SAG and AFTRA. With the June 30 deadline for ballots fast approaching, thesps have…
Oprah's book club is back, and not a moment too soon for the publishing biz. Booksellers say it was a sad day in April 2002 when Winfrey hung up her book-picking spurs, pleading fatigue over the…
In a coordinated effort between German police and Scotland Yard, authorities in Hanover broke up the biggest DVD piracy operation ever in Germany earlier this month.
Atlas Media, which produces volumes of reality shows for networks like A&E, TLC and History Channel, has set up a Los Angeles office and hired Leonard Kalcheim as VP of business and legal affairs…
Stinging the big media biz, the Senate Commerce Committee voted Thursday to send the FCC back to the drawing board on its ownership deregulation ruling.
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.) will moderate formal discussions between independent producers and nets about complaints that the big four are not airing enough indie fare.