A Wide 'Net - Travis F. Smith
Chronicle DTV, a 24-hour digital-cable network focusing on documentary programming, will pay Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution $21 million to buy 130 nonfiction titles in the Warners library.
Wannabe baseball team owners can now ask themselves: Would I rather peddle Dodger Dogs or Rally Monkeys? Interestingly enough, they would be dealing with a major media conglom in either case.
Franchise Pictures -- beleaguered by ongoing litigation with German film distrib Intertainment -- is finding that its new financial benefactor, construction magnate Ron Tutor, has arrived with some…
Satellite radio company Sirius has scored a deal with the NBA to carry 40 pro basketball games a week on its service over the next two seasons.
Architect Rafael Vinoly has been selected by the Kennedy Center's board of trustees to design two buildings over a proposed plaza that will house administrative, education and rehearsal facilities as…
Tuesday's second-season premiere of Fox's music talent show "American Idol" entered the Nielsen stratosphere, producing the highest-rated night of entertainment programming in the net's history.
Miramax Films has paid about $1.5 million and a substantial backend to acquire all English-speaking territories and Italian distribution rights to writer-director Tom McCarthy's directorial debut…
Ron Giambra, previously second-in-command at Rentrak Theatrical, was elevated Wednesday to the L.A.-based company's top spot as senior veep of the fledgling box office tracker.
As the 40th annual NATPE confab began to wind down Wednesday, the org's prexy-CEO Bruce Johansen announced he would be stepping down as the association's top exec as soon as a replacement is found.
Fox has greenlit a pair of pilots about powerful, supernatural-charged women, while CBS will travel to Michigan for a take on FBI agents.