CDnow, the Internet's leading music retailer, has received $10 million in funding through a private placement. The growing online service will use the capital to expand its consumer marketing efforts…
Howie Mandel has a new home in the Windy City --- Tribune Broadcasting's flagship WGN Chicago.
Sally Field has been tapped for her second directorial assignment (and first for cable), helming an installment of the $50 million-plus HBO series on the Apollo space program, "From the Earth to the…
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase One Prods. has optioned Peter Mayle's bestselling comic novel "Chasing Cezanne."
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the Cannes-preemed romantic comedy "Afterglow," starring Nick Nolte and Julie Christie, and are targeting a December release with a heavy push for Oscar…
After getting a sneak preview, Australian exhibs believe "The Peacemaker" --- the first feature release from DreamWorks --- will be a big moneymaker.
The ITV network, Britain's top-rated web, has appointed David Liddiment as its director of programs.
NetChannel Inc., one of the new hybrid Internet-television creatures hoping to pipe the World Wide Web into your TV, has struck a deal making E! Online its primary provider of entertainment news and…
DirecTV, Primestar and other satellite distributors have developed into a revenue-generating dream for the major studios, who have harvested almost a tenfold increase in pay-per-view movie buys from…
Richard Gladstein has joined the producing team of Ira Deutchman and Dolly Hall on "54," a Miramax film about Studio 54 co-founder Steve Rubell, according to sources close to Miramax.
Gwyneth Paltrow has agreed to star opposite Michael Douglas in Warner Bros.' "A Perfect Murder," sources said. Paltrow will star as Douglas' wife in the story that is loosely based on the classic…