BBC director general Greg Dyke said Wednesday that he will not renew the £85 million ($141 million) five-year carriage agreement with Rupert Murdoch-backed satcaster BSkyB when the contract ends May…
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest has dropped its plans to join the Thames TV bid for Britain's Channel 5 license, according to highly placed Fininvest sources. Fininvest execs had negotiated to take a…
Hollywood lobbed a legal ethics bombshell in the bitter financial interest and syndication rules battle yesterday by seeking the disqualification of a Chicago judge who recently wrote an opinion…
A second sexual harassment case has been filed against Geffen Records and its subsidiaries, alleging that the company did not act on complaints that female employees were being abused by former DGC…
Intl. Movie Group posted $ 32,271 (no earnings per share) in net income for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., the parent of MCA/Universal, is still weathering the worldwide recession, which is severely undercutting profit margins in its consumer electronics business.
A slimmed-down Live Entertainment finished the third quarter in the black, with net income of $ 1,082,000. Sales for the quarter (ended Sept. 30) were $ 91,215,000.
Hollywood's fin-syn coalition yesterday asked a federal judge in L.A. to postpone action on the Big Three networks' bid to eliminate fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees.
Ventura Entertainment Group Ltd. announced its intention yesterday to merge with Artists & Entertainment, a niche marketer in the entertainment and education segments.
King World Prods. Inc. posted record earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Aug. 31. For the quarter, the TV syndicator posted net profits of $ 20.6 million (53 cents per share), a 4%…
Reed International PLC and Elsevier NV said yesterday that shareholders of both companies have approved their merger.