The oft-derided practice of Webcasting live events received a significant boost from two popular streams that attracted huge numbers of Netizens.
With "Today" show exec producer Jeff Zucker jumping over to the Peacock's entertainment division, industry insiders are wondering whether the NBC ayem show will continue to steamroll the competish…
It's Rosie to the rescue. Rosie O'Donnell will replace David Shiner as the Cat in the Hat in "Seussical: The Musical" when he leaves the show for a four-week vacation beginning Jan 16.
Lawrence R. Horne has been appointed director of planning and development at the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival. The Public Theater's producer, George C. Wolfe, and its…
It was 1996. Web sites had not yet become a required tool for advertising new releases, nor was there a such a thing as a dot-com economy. A U. of Michigan student, Ming Chen, decided he wanted to…
A total of 17 projects, and one special collection, will comprise the line-up for the inaugural Sundance Online Film Festival, launching Jan. 18 at www.sundance.org and…
Pubcaster Czech TV has dismissed its general director Dusan Chmelicek, the latest event in three years of turmoil and conflict. Chmelicek will have served just one year when he leaves Feb. 1.
Broadband Sports, the site that bills itself as "a media company of, by and for serious sports fans" recently told 50 employees, or 20% of its staff, to hit the showers.
Fox Family Channel has ordered 26 episodes of an untitled weekly comedy series starring twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The cable net is aiming for summer to roll it out.
With an eye toward keeping independent film projects from leaving the country, the U.S. Small Business Administration has launched a program to provide loan guarantees of up to $750,000 for…
Walt Disney Intl. Japan revealed its plans for its top market outside the U.S. on Tuesday, including a new theme park and a Japanese version of the X Games. But it has no plans to boost marketing for…