Signaling the end of its merger pact with EchoStar for the first time, Hughes Electronics said Wednesday it is not willing to fight for the deal and wait while the feds reconsider the doomed…
Tenacious satcaster EchoStar has resurrected its doomed bid to merge with rival DirecTV. On Thanksgiving eve, EchoStar filed an amended merger application with the Federal Communications Commission…
Part of Vancouver's runaway gravy train has left the station. But Stateside showbizzers shouldn't break out the champagne just yet -- the train's apparently headed east, to other Canuck provinces…
A dramatic drop in film and TV revenues in British Columbia is expected to knock this year's total below C$1 billion ($635 million) for the first time since 1999.
A battle over red vs. blue light has studios fearing the DVD green they've been harvesting may turn brown.
Fox is preparing two high-profile TV series, three theatrical releases and the second special edition of "X-Men" for DVD release in February and March.
It's official: EchoStar and DirecTV are going to trial to argue that Washington antitrust watchdogs were wrong in denying their bid to merge and become the country's largest satcaster.
As regulators sounded the death knell for one media merger last week, another bolted from the starting gate. The Dept. of Justice nixed the merger of EchoStar and DirecTV on Oct. 31. That was the…
The Justice Dept. delivered a knockout blow Thursday to the merger of EchoStar and DirecTV. After a 12-month review, the agency called the deal anti-competitive and bad for consumers and plans to go…
Attorneys for the Justice Dept. plan to file suit to block a merger of rival satcasters EchoStar and DirecTV, according to press reports Wednesday. Their move comes despite a last-ditch effort by the…
"24" isn't getting off to the spectacular start that it did in its debut season when the focus was singular and clear-cut. That debut had its odd moments before ending with a gun battle involving a…