One day after complaining to Congress about cable programmers' attempts to hoard sports programming, EchoStar CEO Charlie Ergen filed papers at the Federal Communications Commission alleging that…
After months of laborious discussions, all the major Italian media companies --- RAI, Mediaset, Telecom Italia and Cecchi Gori --- and the French pay TV company Canal Plus announced Friday night they…
Barry Diller's HSN Inc. on Friday withdrew the cash alternative in its $300 million offer for the outstanding 49.9% of Ticketmaster Group Inc., just as Ticketmaster appointed a special committee of…
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc.'s net loss ballooned to $9.8 million in the third quarter, from $294,000 a year earlier, as a result of costs related to the winding down of the indie.
United Artists Theater Circuit Inc. is to sell most of its remaining Southeast Asian interests to its partner in the ventures, Pacific Media of the U.K., for $8.1 million, it said Thursday.
In another close Writers Guild of America West vote, Michael Mahern has edged out Michael Halperin in a WGAW secretary-treasurer runoff.
The cable industry's failure to put a lid on rising subscriber fees has Congress wondering whether it should take another shot at regulating rates.
The battle to carve up Holland's cable territories by some of the biggest Western players appears to be coming to a head, with a consortium led by France Telecom looking to be in pole position as the…
In a move that has brought the brightest hope yet to end the Writers Guild war, the WGA West board has voted unanimously to ask the Eastern wing to decide on a compromise proposal.
Shandwick Convergence, a new division handling technology companies, has been announced by Rogers & Cowan parent company Shandwick Intl. The move confirms a trend among praiseries to broaden their PR…