There's growing concern that embattled German media mogul Leo Kirch may be forced to pull the plug on his money-losing pay TV web Premiere World.
Dutch media group VNU has posted a net profit of €1 billion ($870 million) for 2001, up 25% on the back of asset sales.
SAG chief Robert Pisano has warned that one or more of the big five agencies would disenfranchise and operate without guild rules if the tentative deal with the Assn. of Talent Agents is not approved.
News Corp.'s NDS subsid Tuesday denounced a lawsuit by Canal Plus as "outrageous and baseless," blaming the French pay-TV group's piracy problems on inferior technology and bad management. He said…
IATSE president Thomas Short has issued a strong condemnation of the Hollywood blacklist following steps by a key local to remove blacklist language from the IA's national constitution.
President Bush on Tuesday gave daytime TV's Jerry Springer another back-handed rebuke, expanding on his theory that terrorists have gotten the wrong idea about Americans from watching too much of the…
The Shanghai Film & TV Group lost its campaign to win a license to distribute U.S. and other foreign films in China -- but it has just secured the driver's seat in a new distrib co-venture.
Sony Corp. has agreed to pay the state of Connecticut $326,000 for using bogus movie review blurbs attributed to a state newspaper in promoting several of its films last year.
Former Teen publisher Ellen Abramowitz is taking over as publisher of Prime Media's Seventeen.
Before anything else in a speech to 400 media buyers Tuesday at New York's Marriott Marquis, Nickelodeon prexy Herb Scannell quickly dispelled rumors of friction between his Viacom bosses Sumner…
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%