The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.
RKO Pictures has tapped NBC alum David Marko as VP of television. He'll continue to develop existing show projects and make outside acquisitions for RKO's year-old TV department.
Writer-actor Milo Addica has signed a deal with musicvideo, commercial and feature production outfit Oil Factory to adapt Peter Plate's novel "One Foot off the Gutter" for the bigscreen.
Adrienne Becker has been tapped director of corporate communications at USA Networks Inc.
Over repeated objections from Disney attorneys, a former Mouse House executive now at DreamWorks testified Monday that Disney dominates the market in animated features and is actually increasing its…
Stephen Cornish has been promoted to senior vice president and managing director for Europe and will head the London office for Twentieth Century Fox Intl. Television.
America Online is investing $1.5 billion in DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics in a bid to lure new subscribers to broadband Internet access and interactive TV services in the works from both…
Chris Tice has been upped to the new position of senior VP of marketing and advertising sales at Sony Online Entertainment.
As MGM announced Monday that it would be quitting United Intl. Pictures in November 2000, the two remaining member studios, Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures, pledged renewed loyalty to the…
CIE, Latin America's biggest promoter of live entertainment, is buying out its partner in its Argentine subsid.
Comedian Hal Sparks has been tapped the new host of the E! cabler staple "Talk Soup."