Spurred by the recent killings at a Colorado high school, the government is threatening to go after the movie, music and videogame industry in the same way it has the tobacco giants.
News Corp. has appointed K.C. Lang as senior vice president of News Corp., China. As chief technology officer, Lang will be responsible for the company's technology-related business in China.
In a first-time joint effort, NBC Enterprises has partnered with indie distrib Trimark in a deal that will launch NBC's homevideo line into retail nationwide.
Fox Family Worldwide has tapped Saban Entertainment vet Lance H. Robbins to head a new production unit designed to supply series and telefilms for channels both inside and outside the Fox Family…
Zee TV plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange after the merger of the Mauritius-based Zee Multimedia Worldwide with sister company Zee Telefilms.
Pixar Animation Studios on Tuesday announced the May start date for "Monsters, Inc.," its next computer-animated co-production with Disney, tentatively skedded for 2001.
Primedia, one of South Africa's largest media and entertainment groups, has succeeded where Rupert Murdoch has failed: It has bought a soccer club.
Fox 2000 has struck deals with director George Armitage ("Grosse Point Blank") to develop with writer Richard Hatem ("Under Siege 2: Dark Territory") an adaptation of Laurel Doud's novel "This Body."
Perennial ayem also-ran CBS Tuesday formally began the latest chapter in its never-ending quest to become a morning show player, confirming that former "Today" vets Bryant Gumbel and Steve Friedman…
Asian satcaster Star TV is moving its satellite platform to AsiaSat 3S, a satellite launched March 21.
Valerie Schaer is ankling her post at ABC Daytime to join Barry Diller's Studios USA as its Gotham-based head of syndie programming and development.