Rentrak, the once-controversial pay-per-transaction service that has been widely embraced by most major homevideo retail chains and product suppliers, posted impressive results for the first quarter…
William Sasso has landed a role in New Line's comedy "Dairy Queens."
Producers Chad Hoffman and Robert Schwartz and their company GlenEagle Prods. have entered into a deal with Warner Bros. Television to develop and produce TV series.
The Fox Family Channel has picked up 65 segs of the gameshow "I Can't Believe You Said That," hosted by NBA star John Salley and produced by Marc Summers, the former host of Nickelodeon's "Double…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's the Game Show Channel has renewed its output deal with Pearson TV for the library of Mark Goodson's rerun gameshows.
Forget mass-appeal broadcasting. Execs at The WB believe staying young and narrow is the key to the netlet's long-term success.
In a move that could shake the economic foundation that the cable industry was built on, a key congressman is working on a proposal that would for the first time give consumers the ability to lower…
The Walt Disney Co. made official Friday Preston Padden's new role as executive vice president for government relations where he will oversee the Disney and ABC lobbying operations in Washington.
Mounting a decisive attack on the box-office beachhead, Paramount and DreamWorks' "Saving Private Ryan" notched a stunning $30.1 million opening and led the theatrical marketplace to yet another…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced Friday that increased television production and a couple of disappointing domestic film releases widened the studio's net loss in the second quarter to $55 million on…
Italy's government has indicated its opposition to a possible sale of telco giant Telecom Italia's multimedia and TV unit Stream to Rupert Murdoch.