When you are a network that relies on pledge breaks and corporate sponsorship for survival, the money left over to promote programs and individuals for Emmy consideration can probably fit in Kermit…
Disney has snatched up a pitch tentatively titled "Area 99" from scribe Neil Tolkin.
American sports film company the Big Fights has lost an Australian court tussle in which it claimed copyright over films of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Nothing beats a gold statuette, but a sparkling glass of Moet & Chandon, a Maine lobster salad and a Wolfgang Puck handshake sure aren't bad consolation prizes.
DreamWorks has paid mid- against high-six figures for "Accidental Playboy," Leif Ueland's comic memoir about his flowering from a nerdy photographer to sexual dynamo.
Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, archives from Eastern Europe are moving into the mainstream. Reps from 15 territories of Eastern Europe and the ex-Soviet Union are signed up for a forum…
Saban Consumer Products has upped Frank Keating and David Bernstein and appointed Robin Altman and Cindy Davis to new posts.
Winstar Worldwide has picked up worldwide rights to indie filmmakers Eric Schaeffer and Terence Michael's coming-of-age comedy, "Wirey Spindell."