Eight years after his death, prolific sci-fi author Isaac Asimov has suddenly become a hot commodity in Hollywood, with screen deals for his novels and short stories landing all over town. Warner…
Paramount Motion Picture Group chairman Sherry Lansing and Viacom Entertainment Group chairman Jonathan Dolgen have reupped with the studio for the next six years. The contracts became effective on…
The ever-nimble media holding company Liberty Media took a giant leap into the world of major broadband players Monday, announcing that it would become the largest shareholder in high-speed…
The California Cable TV Assn. has locked in the theme of the 2000 Western Show: Broadbandwagon. The show is set for the Los Angeles Convention Center from Nov. 28-Dec. 1; more than 300 companies will…
USA Networks will pay Universal about $64 million for "U-571" and four other new theatricals exclusively in the first network window -- plus 23 library titles in a post-network window. All of the…
"Access Hollywood" co-anchor Pat O'Brien has signed on to host primetime summer gameshow "Krypton Factor" for Fox. During each episode of the show, contestants will vie for a prize of $500,000 as…
Veteran ABC Television exec and on-air boxing analyst Alex Wallau has been upped to president of the ABC Television Network.
Basing its entire business plan on the notion that the whole world doesn't have to end its Web addresses with .com -- and everyone recognizes the term TV -- Idealab! startup DotTV has inked deals…
The Intl. Indian Film Awards, India's equivalent to the Oscars, were presented for the first time Sunday at a function organized by the Mumbai film industry.
Gary Pagar is the chairman of A-List Pictures.
Scripps Networks has begun marketing Fine Living, a proposed 24-hour cable network aimed at people with lots of money. Fine Living will zero in on such categories as gourmet cuisine, luxury…
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