The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has negotiated a one-year contract extension with network and producer representatives for non-primetime programming.
Canal Plus chairman Pierre Lescure said that Warner Bros. is about to take a 10% stake in Canal Plus' satellite service, Canal Satellite.
UPC (United and Philips Communications) Nederland has inked an agreement to merge with Telekabel, a subsidiary of Dutch energy company Nuon.
Axel Springer Verlag chairman Jurgen Richter announced Friday that he is resigning his post at the end of the year.
Veteran entertainment lawyer and former MGM/UA chief Frank Rothman is appearing in court this week --- as a defendant in a malpractice lawsuit.
Just six weeks after his agency called for a temporary embargo on business dealings with three Hollywood studios, China's Radio, Film and TV Minister Sun Jia Zheng locked Motion Picture Assn. of…
Arguing in part that local lensing of action pics could significantly be affected, a group of firearms dealers has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, seeking to overturn an ordinance…
In another strong signal that the Writers Guild war is nearing an end, WGA East prexy Herb Sargent has sent a communique to the West arm of the guild indicating it is ready to negotiate a settlement…
In more good news for working actors, SAG performers' earnings from commercials rose a steady 5% to $527 million in 1996, the Screen Actors Guild announced in a report released Friday.
Indie film distrib Overseas Filmgroup Inc. reported 22% higher earnings of $434,940 in the third quarter, it said Friday, on 22% higher revenues of $6.08 million.