Denmark's LEGO Group and the Walt Disney Co.'s consumer products unit announced a licensing deal Thursday for LEGO-Disney construction toys slated for worldwide distribution in June 1999.
ABC on Thursday rewarded its summer series "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" with an order for extra 13 episodes after the Drew Carey-hosted improv gameshow scored a resounding victory in the Wednesday…
BBC America -- the four-month-old BBC-owned domestic channel distributed by Discovery Networks -- has hired Mary Pratt-Henaghan as VP of network operations and Chris Carr as CFO.
Universal Pictures has named Scott Levine exec director of East Coast publicity.
ABC Radio announced plans Thursday to acquire Chicago radio station WMVP-AM and to turn it into the flagship station for its ESPN Radio Network.
The puck stops at ABC and ESPN: The Disney-owned outlets were said to have out-foxed Fox Sports in the battle for the broadcast and cable TV rights to the National Hockey League.
Adding to the already hefty number of studio features at the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival, director John Frankenheimer's action-adventure thriller "Ronin," about an international group of secret…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the International Documentary Association on Thursday announced the program of events for the third International Documentary Congress, to be held…
Brazilian director Walter Salles' "Central Station," which won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear award earlier this year, has been chosen to open the 46th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival's…
"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" is preparing to add new spice to its recipe for success. The syndie talk-variety hour will have a looser format when its third season bows Sept. 7. Producers are planning…
Nearly four dozen features and 27 shorts are on the schedule for the 14th edition of the Boston Film Festival.