So Barry Diller returns to the showbiz ballgame in a major way last week, and what does it get him? For one, it doesn't land Diller on Entertainment Weekly's 8th Annual "Power 101" list of the…
USA Network is said to be close to picking up rerun rights to the Paramount-produced CBS drama series "Jag," sources say. It was unclear late Friday whether reruns of the show are set to bow in 1998…
The next evolution of 3D computer animation is coming to a screen near you --- a personal computer screen.
Feature filmmaker John Singleton ("Boyz N the Hood") has inked an exclusive 18-month development and production deal with Warner Bros. TV, where he's developing a one-hour series called "Crash" for…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is in a dispute with Warner Bros. over Warners' claims to the video distribution rights on product from MGM's recently acquired Orion Pictures, MGM says in an SEC filing.
MTV Europe is delving ever deeper into localization, breaking up its northern service into separate feeds for Holland, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe in 1998. In the run-up, it will cut at least 80…
Continuing on its significant expansion roll, Toronto-based Imax Corp. announced record third-quarter 1997 earnings, with per-share earnings up 29% over the same period in 1996.
Publisher and broadcaster A.H. Belo suffered a 21% drop in net profit to $14.9 million in the third quarter, it said Wednesday, after substantially higher interest costs offset growth in broadcasting…
Walter O'Neal has been upped to senior VP of TV production finance at Walt Disney Network TV.
King World Prods. reported flat net profit of $36 million for the fourth fiscal quarter, which ended Sept. 30, on 4% higher revenues of $165.1 million, it said Wednesday.
A tune for a toon, loony or not, can punch up a show more than a gloved hand to the exaggeratedly addled chops.