After a spending spree in which L.A. Fox-affiliate KTTV locked up four of the more high-profile shows entering syndication this fall, station execs unveiled the new lineup with key timeslots handed…
French pay TV group Canal Plus and Dutch audiovisual services company NOB have sold off their animation services joint venture Medialab to Paris-based services group After Movies.
Author-producer Michael Crichton has ankled CAA in favor of Artists Management Group, where he will be represented by Mike Ovitz, effective immediately. This comes at a particularly propitious time…
In an attempt to tap into the exploding market for urban entertainment, HSI/Tomorrow Films has formed Endangered Species Pictures, a film company that will finance three to five urban pics per annum.
"The Sixth Sense" wasn't the only pic people watched over the Labor Day weekend. More than 1 million Internet users flocked to Adam Sandler's six-minute animated short "The Peeper," which bowed…
In a management shift that highlights the importance of marketing in the specialized film world, biz vet Nancy Utley has been tapped marketing prexy for Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Never count out the big guy. With salt from his in-flight peanuts still fresh on his breath, Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein cruised into Venice on Monday and immediately supplanted all parties…
As its parent company announced the largest media merger ever, workaday programming business continued Tuesday at UPN. The weblet is closing in on a deal with Film Roman to pick up the Howard…
Chris Craft/United Television and the Federal Communications Commission are the wildcards in determining the future of UPN if the CBS-Viacom merger is completed.
Large-format film company Imax Corp. has purchased U.K.-based Digital Projection Intl. PLC in a deal that industry analysts estimate is worth between $25 million and $30 million.
Plucked from 1,100 entries in screenwriting and prose contests at the seventh annual Maui Writers' Conference, the works of six scribes won honors Monday at the conclusion of the three-day gathering.