Nearly five months after announcing its creation, Pop.com is in discussions with thesps Will Smith, Julia Roberts, Eddie Murphy and Mike Myers to create original programming for the yet-to-launch…
Years after leaving Channel One News to launch Gen Y Netcaster Digital Entertainment Network, Jim Ritts has returned to his roots at the youth news satcaster as prexy and CEO.
Stephen Dorf, Fay Masterson and John Cleese have inked to star in "Quantum Project," an indie pic to be helmed by feature production design vet Eugenio Zanetti ("What Dreams May Come," "The…
Struggling to find an audience for its shows on the air, cabler Oxygen has pacted with America Online in a multimillion dollar distribution deal to make the channel a bigger hit on the Web.
In one of the first major deals to be made through an online film rights dot-com, August Entertainment has inked a five-year licensing agreement with Pinema Prods. for the Turkish TV rights to the…
NBC officially announced Tuesday that it has acquired a minority stake in Gen-Y Netcaster Digital Entertainment Network and will promote the site across its network as part of the pact.
In a business that loves to replicate success stories, Hollywood industryites trying to travel the same immortalized marketing trail as Artisan's campaign for "The Blair Witch Project" are stumbling.
Former Sundance Channel exec Tom Harbeck has joined Netcaster IFilm as senior veep of programming, marketing and creative director. He becomes the first exec with a film background to join the…
Cabler MediaOne Group Inc. said its fourth-quarter net income rose to $3.65 billion, compared with a loss of $338 million a year ago, while revenues rose to $693 million from $643 million for the…
Cabler Comcast Corp. said Monday that it has taken a controlling stake in the Golf Channel, increasing its holding from 40.1% to 54.7% with hopes of upping that number to 60.5% in the coming months.