The rights to the bestselling novel "Indian Killer" have been acquired by ShadowCatcher Entertainment, a Seattle-based production company, which has teamed producer Scott Rosenfelt with former Sony…
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) has agreed to block the White House's choice for FCC commissioner if the nominee does not meet the approval of Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.)…
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Higher earnings from the film studio and theme parks helped drive Walt Disney Co.'s profits up 18% to $473 million in its third quarter, to June 30, on 2% higher revenue of $5.2 billion, Disney…
Russian authorities appear ready to take major new steps in their fight against piracy fol-lowing meetings Tuesday between Russian Prime Minister Victor Chernomydrin and U.S. reps.
After months of contentious negotiations, Actors' Equity Assn. and the producers of the touring "State Fair" starring John Davidson have reached an agreement on a union contract.
Brit music major EMI has appointed James Anderson senior VP of EMI Recorded Music, with responsibility for the division's IT activities.
Good will coaxed industry types out into a sultry New York summer night Thursday to celebrate the 1998 Goodwill Games, which take place in Gotham a year to the date.
Members of the House and Senate Commerce Committees have not only agreed to lend billions of dollars of spectrum to broadcasters for free, they also have proposed sunsetting the decades-old ban on…
Philips president Cor Boonstra delivered a post mortem on the company's media portfolio over the weekend, confirming it was bailing out of all media investments, except for its 75% stake in PolyGram.
Time Warner Inc. confirmed Friday the sale of its legal publishing business American Lawyer Media LP to an investment group led by Wasserstein Perella for a price believed to be close to $70 million.
Trimark Pictures is expected to announce today that it has retained investment bankers Societe Generale Bannon to advise the company on strategic alliances or a possible sale.