John Malone is free. On Friday, his investment powerhouse Liberty Media was spun off from parent AT&T into a separate public company with shares it can use in acquisitions, and more power to raise…
After a week of radio silence, Hughes Electronics parent General Motors has contacted EchoStar regarding its merger proposal and "will open up a dialogue with them," GM spokeswoman Toni Simonetti…
France's Lagardere Media and the film group Pathe have struck a TV production alliance involving Pathe Television and Lagardere production outfit DEMD, a Pathe insider said Friday.
Modern Times Group has inked a deal with Showtime that gives it the exclusive TV rights for Mike Tyson's next heavyweight boxing match.
A semifinal round of the judging process for the Intl. Emmy Awards was held in India for the first time.
Despite the traditional August slowdown in Europe, Warner Bros. has managed to ink two long-term output deals worth tens of millions of dollars in two separate territories.
Veteran TV journalist David Dimbleby is in the running to become the next chairman of the BBC. It is understood that Dimbleby is one of five candidates shortlisted to replace outgoing BBC chairman…
Carlton Communications has pulled the plug on the Taste Network, the ITV company's joint venture TV channel with U.K. supermarket group Sainsbury's.
Universal Pictures, finding itself in the rare position of controlling a hit movie, "Jurassic Park III," with no commitment in advance to pay TV, would love to ignite a bidding war for the picture…
The recent death of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham has sparked a race to create a Graham biopic for the small screen.
Writer-producer John Markus ("Lateline") has sealed an exclusive overall deal with Paramount Network TV to develop and exec produce comedy series.