Another cashed-up Teutonic company is on a buying spree in Hollywood. Former Kirch exec Hans Peter Kaufmann has just acquired majority stakes in Brad Krevoy's Motion Picture Corp. of America, Roland…
Startup AsSeenIn.com has pacted for online sales of products from "Resurrection Blvd." and "Soul Food," two skeins set to bow at the end of the month on Showtime.
In yet another Brit soccer deal, ONdigital and the ITV network have picked up the TV rights to the Football League and the Worthington Cup for £315 million ($472.5 million) for three years starting…
In the new golden age of media mergers, another 800-pound gorilla is about to be unleashed. And this one speaks French.
Mitch Rose has been named vice president of government relations for the Walt Disney Co. He will be based at Mouse House's Washington, D.C., office and play a key role in repping all of Disney's…
The government of India is rapidly moving toward a long-awaited decision to allow direct-to-home satellite services in India. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is likely to announce a…
Carsey-Werner has fetched a midseason commitment from NBC for its talking canine laffer "Dog Days."
It's unlikely, but it's happened before. In 1967, an NBC show called "My World and Welcome to It," a whimsical comedy starring William Windom as a James Thurber-like character, took the Emmy after it…
Adam Rifkin, who penned scripts for "Mouse Hunt" and "Small Soldiers," will helm the low-budget indie drama "Night at the Golden Eagle." He is also financing and producing with Steve Bing. Lensing…
The administration committee of the American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards have announced the nominating committee for the 2000-01 Broadway season.
Michelle Rodriguez, who debuted as the lead in "Girlfight," has joined the cast of Universal's race-car drama "Red Line." Rodriguez will portray the only female member of a gang of street racers.