USA Networks has signed a series development deal with Michael Lansbury, whose experience encompasses everything from "The Simpsons" and "Married ... With Children" to "Dream On" and "The Pretender."
Signaling its commitment to the future of digital cinema, the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group has named former distribution topper Phil Barlow to the newly created post of executive VP in charge of…
Zanne Devine, formerly senior VP of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, has joined the Universal-based Kennedy/Marshall Co. as its new president.
"Baywatch" will change names and locations for the next season -- its 10th -- beginning with its 200th episode, tentatively titled "Aloha Baywatch."
Former ABC sales and marketing VP Peter Desnoes has accepted the position of CEO at iBeam Broadcasting, a satellite-based distributor of streaming media on the Internet.
ABC has halted talks with its affiliate board on a wide-reaching plan to defray the web's "Monday Night Football" tab and restructure key elements of the overall net-affil relationship.
Investors embraced the news Thursday that Web portal giant Yahoo! was purchasing 'Netcaster Broadcast.com for $5.7 billion in stock, as shares in both companies shot up over $11 in trading.
Following a one-year experiment with an 8 p.m. ET start time that produced disappointing ratings, ABC and the NFL have decided to return to the traditional 9 p.m. start for "Monday Night Football"…
Heading into the Easter break and school vacation in many markets, "Shakespeare In Love" was fast approaching $100 million overseas, while fellow Oscar honoree "Life is Beautiful" enjoyed a new lease…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's cyber-actioner "The Matrix" kicked off to $27.7 million over the Easter weekend, setting a new April three-day opening record and helping to resurrect the moribund…
Marvel Enterprises secured a $60 million credit line from Citibank last week, rendering its rumored interest in taking over troubled licensing firm Harvey Entertainment a more realistic proposition.