The box office in North America was down almost 5% from 2018 even after rising ticket prices, and despite a slew of mega-budget franchise films being released.
The studio cartel system continues to thrive in Europe even after several seemingly disruptive interventions by the European Commission.
CBS and Viacom have reunited as one company after two failed attempts since 2016. The new company will be named ViacomCBS.
For the third time in less than four years, CBS Corp. is yet again planning to merge with Viacom.
The European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy will destroy Europe’s independent film and television market in favor of global technology companies.
Viacom has had enough of China. The New York-based company is in talks with at least one Chinese group to sell some or all of the company’s operations on the mainland.
Lionsgate lobbies to become the belle of the consolidation ball taking place in Hollywood, but will Prince Charming ever show up?
Netflix plans to release 80 films in 2018; nearly as many as all six major studios combined.
In 2017, North American theatrical admissions fell to 1992 levels. Admissions in the U.S and Canada dropped 6% to 1.23 billion tickets sold.
A false narrative is being advanced by news outlets that the reason for multiple failed deals is China’s clampdown on foreign investment.