Losses on recent film releases and the new NFL football contract helped send Walt Disney Co.'s net profit down 24% to $296 million in the September quarter, it said Tuesday, concluding one of the…
Public relations vet Paul Freundlich has been tapped exec VP, entertainment, at Rogers & Cowan. Also, Sue D’Agostino has been named associate VP. Freundlich, formerly both VP and senior VP at the…
Paramount has purchased the UPN affiliate station in Pittsburgh for $39 million. The acquisition of WNPA Pittsburgh, from L.A.-based Venture Technologies Group, brings the total number of outlets in…
Martha Stewart is expanding her media empire to morning television. The diva of domesticity has inked a deal to co-host the Eye web's "This Morning" during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 23-27.
Actor Courtney B. Vance will star in and co-produce the indie film "Love and Action in Chicago."
Despite mildly disappointing numbers, "Jurassic Park: The Lost World" has carried Fox to an Oct. 26-Nov. 1 primetime Nielsens victory in adults 18-49, its first ever without World Series or Super…
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.