Whoopi Goldberg and LeVar Burton are developing a telefilm for CBS and Columbia TriStar TV based on the Newberry Award-winning book "The Watsons Go to Birmingham."
Online search engine Infoseek Corp. on Wednesday acquired Starwave Corp., the Internet production outfit the Walt Disney Co. bought last April from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen for $300 million.
Call it "Prints of Egypt." Undertaking a worldwide release of biblical proportions, DreamWorks will release its animated feature "Prince of Egypt" in nearly 40 territories within a week of its…
GlobeCast North America, the France Telecom-owned satellite and TV service provider, is planning a $7 million broadcast center that will house Miami's largest soundstage.
As Seagram Co. and Universal Studios continue with their struggle to dispose of the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, U's majority-owned specialized unit October Films has its sights…
In a last-ditch attempt to lock up its sweeps win, NBC is pulling its Monday sitcom lineup next week in favor of a movie and replacing the Tuesday sitcom "Working" with a repeat of "Friends."
Warner Bros. has picked up Chris D'Arienzo's mock biopic spec script "The Jordeys," with "Men in Black" scribe Ed Solomon and his partner Edward Lynn set to produce.
Cable & Wireless Optus became one of Australia's top 10 listed companies following a stunning IPO and Tuesday debut on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).
The consortium that wants to transform the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a back lot is still lining up financing and seeking anchor tenants, but New York Studios has decided that it's not too early to…
The Noggin will not get the nod from the FCC when it comes to DBS programmers trying to satisfy public interest requirements.
Paramount has acquired Stuart Gillard's spec script "Rites of Passage" for Lynda Obst and Gillard to produce.