Handprint Entertainment founders Jeff Pollack and Benny Medina today are expected to announce plans to launch Thirsty.com in July, a new Netcaster targeting the youth market.
The Harvey Entertainment Co. said Thursday it has acquired the television rights to text-driven comedy Web site Walter Miller's Home Page. Site, which bowed in 1995, features no graphics or flash…
Netcaster iFilm has tapped E! Online topper Lew Harris as senior veep, editor in chief of the company's recently launched film portal, a move expected to quickly boost the site's editorial content…
Internet search technology provider Inktomi Corp. said Thursday it plans to acquire Ultraseek Corp. from Disney Web arm Go.com in a deal valued at $344.7 million in stock. Disney has been looking to…
Don't say that Joe Roth isn't 'Net-savvy. Just a day after announcing the structure of his Revolution Studios, the former Walt Disney Studios chairman said Wednesday he has formed a partnership with…
Producer Mark Canton has forged a partnership with comic book guru Stan Lee to create a big-budget feature based on Lee's Web-animated superhero property "7th Portal."
In what it calls a coincidental staffing move, UndergroundOnline, the parent of a slew of youth-skewing entertainment Web sites, has filled several high-level executive posts with international MTV…
DNA Studio has tapped former Rysher Entertainment executive veep of business affairs and general counsel Jeff Matloff as senior veep of business affairs.
Former Digital Entertainment Network exec Morgan Wandell has rejoined Primedia's youth newscaster Channel One as executive veep of programming.
While early entertainment Netcasters have been KO'd in attempts at original programming on the Internet, a clutch of new high-profile dot-coms are suiting up for round two.