A new music video channel called Access Entertainment Network has quietly attained 6 million cable homes in its first three months of existence, and has gained the support of 33 of the 41 top music…
Alliance Atlantis Communications is set to net C$75 million ($48.6 million) in a share issue, with a syndicate of underwriters agreeing to buy, on a "bought-deal" basis 2.65 million class-B…
Animation vet Stephanie Graziano has been tapped to head programming and production for the Bohbot Kids Network, a daily syndie kidvid block set to bow next year.
Software designer Computer Associates Intl. has acquired Viewpoint DataLabs and 3Name3D in a move that creates the largest library of 3D digital computer graphics models available to commercials…
After making two films showing mass destruction in America, "Independence Day" and "Godzilla" helmer Roland Emmerich is now turning his eye to a film about the formation of the country.
Playboy magazine and bookseller Barnes & Noble both have announced plans to expand into the booming online music retail business.
The Sci-Fi Channel has not renewed its weekly 60-minute anthology series "Welcome to Paradox," but one of the show's owner-producers said the series could stay in production for another network or…
The Greenblatt Janollari Studio has inked a development deal with actor Patrick Dempsey ("Can't Buy Me Love," "Loverboy").
Columbia TriStar TV has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Norwood Entertainment Group, the production company run by actress and triple-platinum recording artist Brandy Norwood ("Moesha"), her…
FROM MIFEDNew Line Intl. has embarked on a wide-ranging effort to renew its international distribution deals.