Cable operator the Lenfest Group agreed Thursday to pony up $ 5 million to Hollywood studios and other program providers to settle a U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleging that the MSO underpaid…
Canadian media giant Torstar Corp. is launching a basic cable network in the U.S. that will run movie trailers of current releases and localized movie theater listings.
Signboard Hill Prods., a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc., announced Wednesday the acquisition of 100% of the assets of Bossa Entertainment, a New York-based company specializing in the…
Just a day after it airs on NBC, the miniseries "WWII: When Lions Roared" will be available on homevideo for both sell-through and rental markets.
In an attempt to win back viewers lost to Fox Children's Network, both CBS and ABC are banking on proven feature film characters to shake up their Saturday ayem schedules.
Australian film and TV producer/distribber Southern Star group is beefing up its gameshows and light entertainment output via a new division, Southern Star Concept.
Sheldon Perry will exit as senior VP/business affairs at MGM/UA Worldwide TV, entering into a first-look production deal with the company and acting as a business affairs consultant, effective June…
NBC parent company General Electric said it expects earnings for the first quarter ended March 31 to be at the "high end" of analysts' estimates of $ 1.45 to $ 1.50 a share. The company said it…
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cable TV operator, will announce plans today for a two-way interactive network using digital compression technology, a company executive said Wednesday…