Dream Quest Images, which has produced f/x work on "Armageddon," "Con Air" and "Flubber," will do the special effects for Walt Disney Pictures' "The Real Inspector Gadget."
Maggie Schmidt, a longtime publicist for HBO and now Phoenix Pictures, is showing hidden talents.
The Discovery Channel and its worldwide partner the BBC plan to launch a second channel in the region within a year.
Radio giants Chancellor Media and Capstar Broadcasting have inked a $4.1 billion stock swap merger agreement to create the nation's largest radio group, a broadcasting behemoth encompassing 463 radio…
Scribes Rene Balcer ("Law & Order") and Dana Stevens ("City of Angels") will kick off the 25th year of the Humanitas Master Writers Workshops.
Winging east, Giselle Fernandez of "Access Hollywood" and Hector Elizondo of "Chicago Hope" head here next month to co-host the 12th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.
Turner Broadcasting System has promoted David Levy from executive VP to the new post of president of international advertising sales.
Rob Morrow has been cast opposite Heather Burns in the NBC midseason pilot "Nearly Yours."
Having helped build statewide TV and film production into a $1.3 billion industry, the Florida Film Commissioners Assn. is disbanding to make way for the broader-based org Film Florida.
WebChoice Inc. has upped Valerie Gilbert from senior veep to prexy of the Santa Monica-based company. Gilbert is in the process of leading WebChoice's worldwide launch this fall with programming from…