Foxtel, Australia's dominant pay TV platform, has cleared the last regulatory hurdle before launching its digital service next year.
Buena Vista Intl. Television, the foreign TV distrib arm of the Mouse House, has just inked a multi-year, multigenre program agreement with Finnish broadcaster Channel 4 (Nelonen).
Flavia Moraes' helming debut, "Acquaria," starring singing duo Sandy Leah and D.L. Junior, bowed Friday.
Moviegoers gave Sony's "Something's Gotta Give" the top spot at the weekend box office, as the Jack Nicholson-Diane Keaton romantic comedy bowed with an estimated $17 million.
Betty Buckley's show "Journey," featuring songs compiled during a cross-country drive, purports to center on a variety of contemporary composers. In reality, it plays like a tribute to three-time…
Over the last 12 years, the Gimme Shelter benefit has presented some fine evenings of music. This year's edition was no exception, mixing minisets by veterans Pete Yorn and Lisa Loeb with…
Bertelsmann and Sony wasted little time tying the knot after their monthlong engagement Friday, signing a binding agreement to combine their recorded music businesses in a new joint venture company…
Congress has punted a major decision on broadcasting regs until January. Lawmakers left town last week with the vexing media ownership issue up in the air.
Satcaster DirecTV Latin America, based in Ft. Lauderdale, has filed a proposed reorganization plan with U.S. bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Del., with an eye to exit bankruptcy in 2004.
Departed Disney board members Roy Disney and Stanley Gold have taken their campaign against Mouse House CEO Michael Eisner to the Net, launching Web site SaveDisney.com.
CTV Specialty TV and Rogers Media are pooling their resources on the high-definition television front, inking a deal under which Rogers will invest in 50% of CTV Specialty's mobile production and…