Showtime Networks Inc. has picked up 28 episodes of the animated Internet-based sci-fi series "WhirlGirl" to begin airing on its online Web site in February.
KCBS Los Angeles is expanding its Channel 2 local 5 p.m. newscast to an hour, effective Feb. 1, sources said Tuesday.
Diva Systems Corp., which offers a video-on-demand service to cable operators, has lured a high-level cable exec to join the company as president and CEO: David F. Zucker, executive VP of ESPN.
Thirteen has proven an unlucky number for Fox's supernatural drama "Brimstone." Signaling the show's cancellation, the network on Friday halted production of the series -- after its 13th episode…
Warner Home Video renewed for three years its revenue-sharing deal with Viacom-controlled Blockbuster Entertainment on Tuesday, signaling such deals are here to stay.
Canadian studio production facilities provider Meier Worldwide Intermedia, on Monday, said it has partnered with producer Alexandra Rose ("Exit to Eden") to form Meier Rose Pictures.
After triumphing at the Golden Globe Awards, Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" secured still more honors Monday, taking home best picture, best director and musical score honors from the…
Catherine Zeta-Jones will be honored as supporting actress of the year at ShoWest 1999 for her performance in "The Mask of Zorro."
Theatrical production supplier Matthews Studio Equipment Group on Monday said it has inked an e-commerce pact with Internet retailer Amazon.com, which gives it referral fees for sending visitors of…
International broadcast marketing and design firm 3 Ring Circus has launched 3 Ring Circus Films, an indie film development and production company with hopes of producing up to eight pics per year…
John Cleese has gone from "A Fish Called Wanda" to a spy called Bond. The Brit actor-comedian has been cast as R, an incompetent, accident-prone assistant to Q, 007's deadpan gadget guru, in the Bond…