Rights licenser Classic Media, whose library features well-known characters including Casper the Friendly Ghost and Mr. Magoo, has secured a $35 million loan facility led by JPMorgan Chase.
British media conglom Carlton is setting up a TV doc shop in New York and has appointed John Lindsay as its exec VP.
Arts and entertainment org Gen Art will be hosting nearly 50 events across the country thanks to an influx of $2.7 million in sponsorship funds.
The board of World Wrestling Entertainment has yanked the bonuses of its three top executives: Vince McMahon, chairman; his wife, Linda, CEO; and August Liguori, chief financial officer.
Longtime Gotham-based TV and vid rights distributor Richard Lorber has signed a strategic distribution and co-production deal with U.K.-based independent distribbery 3DD Entertainment.
The newly proactive credit ratings agency Fitch spelled out the details of its decision this week to downgrade Disney debt to the low investment grade of "triple B," noting that a substantial…
Alternative TV and telecoms service provider RCN Corp. provided a spark of encouraging news for cable industry dealmakers Tuesday, announcing it has sold a central New Jersey cable system for $245…
Nicolas Cage and five companies behind the feature film "Sonny" were among those sued Tuesday for copyright infringement. Suit was brought by a man who said he isn't getting credit for co-writing…
More than 200 recording artists have signed letters of support for AFTRA's efforts to expand artists' rights in the union's sound recordings contract.
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported strong first-quarter results for its core broadcasting, distribution and production divisions on Tuesday.
The Indian Supreme Court has asked Bollywood producer and diamond dealer Bharat Shah, on trial for allegedly financing films with organized crime cash, to post $10 million bail in order to go to…