Fed up with the paucity of family-themed skeins on network television, a consortium of major advertisers is establishing a pilot script development fund to fuel the production of all-ages programming…
NBC exec Quan Phung is joining Fox as director of comedy development, while Paul D. Lewis has been upped to director of current programming, the network announced Wednesday.
Irving Azoff has settled his $100 million lawsuit against Nomura Holdings and its Stateside subsid Capital Co. of America, putting an end to the often acrimonious legal wrangling.
Newly public shares of Blockbuster Inc. ended their first day of trading Wednesday unchanged at $15. The tepid debut was due most likely to a jittery market and to some concern over the company's…
You've seen the movie. You've read the hundreds of fawning newspaper and magazine articles. Now see TV's promo-makers battle to see who can be first to get in on the media craze surrounding "The…
Eureka, the nascent entertainment alliance between Germany's Kirch Group and Italy's Mediaset, has signed a Euro distrib deal with L.A.-based Hyde Park Entertainment, a producing group headed by…
HBO has greenlit production on six-hour mini "The Corner," the cabler's official followup to its 12-part miniseries "From Earth to the Moon," exec-produced by Tom Hanks.
Young Broadcasting Inc. on Wednesday reported a 5% drop in second revenues to $74 million, while operating income decreased 20% to $19 million, coming in lower than the company had expected. The New…
The two-month tug-of-war for honors as the bestselling album in the nation continued last week with the Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" returning to the top spot after a one-week absence, according to…
Online music distrib Launch Media Inc. has tapped Jonathan Sichel as senior VP of business and legal affairs and recruited Ted Mico as veep of marketing and promotions.