In Europe's most competitive TV market, winning over Germany's youngest viewers can hardly be considered child's play. Specialty channels Nickelodeon, Super RTL and Kinderkanal are in a tight race…
The children's music marketplace is not just about Raffi anymore. Kenny Loggins, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, B.B. King and Jimmy Buffett are among the pop artists adding lullabies to their…
While BVI's "Air Force One" and "Face/Off" and WB's "Conspiracy Theory" were big players at the overseas box office, "Con Air" was poised to become the 13th pic to join the foreign blockbuster club…
Toy manufacturer Mattel has filed a lawsuit against MCA Records asking for the immediate recall of the album by Aqua, a Danish quartet that has made an international hit of its single "Barbie Girl."
Polygram Films' "The Game" scored a winning $14.3 million in its initial weekend, according to studio estimates, nearly $10 million ahead of its nearest competitor, Buena Vista's "G.I. Jane."
For every Jodie Foster and Ron Howard --- former child actors who later became major adult players in the movie business --- there are hundreds of talented kids who get little more than their…
The stars of the children's CD-ROMs created by Humongous Entertainment might seem nonthreatening --- an animated car, a sleuthing fish and a boy who fights a fear of the dark, for example --- but the…
With the FCC's mandate for more educational and family programming on network TV, and the last decade's cable TV boom, it isn't only programming for children that has become more popular in Hollywood.
Given the unexpectedly Spartan box-office take of Disney's "Hercules" --- by Disney standards anyway --- many animation industry watchers are wondering if the much-touted animated feature fray is…
Jonathan Nossiter's "Sunday" won the Grand Prix at the 23rd Deauville Festival of American Cinema Sunday. Neil LaBute's "In the Company of Men" and Victor Nunez's "Ulee's Gold" shared the…