Now that News Corp., has agreed to buy International Family Entertainment, one big question remains unanswered: What happens to MTM Entertainment?
Federal regulators will take a close look at the combination of the News Corp./MCI assets and Primestar, focusing on the ability of the new company to suppress competition in the DBS marketplace.
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The House Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to weaken the ban on owning more than one TV station in a market, while also agreeing to a measure that would virtually guarantee to draw out the digital…
Granada, the British media and leisure group, reported a 33% rise in pre-tax profits to £243 million ($389 million) for the six months to March, buoyed by its acquisition of the Forte hotel chain.
Writers Guild of America West president Brad Radnitz on Wednesday responded to directors' criticism of writers' efforts to make inroads on creative rights issues, reaffirming his belief that the…
US West sold its Time Warner shareholding Wednesday, as chances receded that a deal would be struck between the two companies anytime soon on breaking up the Time Warner Entertainment partnership.
Media Equities Entertainment Intl. --- an investment group made up of former entertainment execs --- has taken a controlling interest in Beverly Hills-based Dove Entertainment Inc., with Ron…
Canada's biggest telephone company, Bell Canada, says it will give independent production companies C$12 million ($8.8 million) over the next 2-1/2 years to encourage the development of multimedia…
Telescene Film Group, a Montreal-based TV and film production outfit, is set to make its first-ever public share offering, which will likely net the Canadian company in the neighborhood of C$25…
Democrats and Republicans in a House Telecommunications subcommittee split along party lines in a 13-12 vote Tuesday that would allow TV stations to broadcast both an analog and a digital TV channel…
Animation talent continued to enjoy a seller's market in the past year, with rates for union staffers generally rising to record levels, according to an annual survey by the industry's cartoonists…