Rapidly growing DVD sales are reviving interest in homevideo in general, with year-to-date sales of VCRs up 7% in 2000, according to Charles Van Horn, president of the Intl. Recording Media Assn.
Jenny McCarthy and Chris Eigeman ("Barcelona") will star in "The Perfect You," written and directed by Matthew Miller (UPN's "Grownups"). Susan B. Landau's management-production shingle Thompson…
Online film distributor CinemaNow.com has inked a deal with RushStreetMedia.com, adding the urban entertainment destination site to its roster of syndication partners.
After weeks of rumors over his imminent departure, Steve Smith has ankled as managing director of music network Channel V.
Canal Plus director Denis Olivennes said he is optimistic that the European Commission in Brussels will give the go-ahead to the Vivendi/Seagram/Canal Plus merger.
Handleman Co., a "rackjobber" that distributes music and video products to department stores, more than doubled its new income and boosted sales in a fiscal first quarter that the company noted is…
The Henson Co. has disbanded its two-person PR staff, letting go Elliot Fischoff, its senior VP of public relations worldwide, and Dolores Richardone, director of national public relations. Both the…
DotTV, the registrar of Internet domain names that end in .tv instead of the traditional .com, has tapped James Ross as veep of business affairs.
Japanese movie production and distribution company Omega Project and the South Korean government will set up a movie and game software development fund that will help finance joint projects between…
Top Spanish distributor TriPictures looks set to plow into international movie production. Prexy Felipe Ortiz said TriPictures is prepping a subsidiary production division, with the probable name…
After recent dips in its ratings, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" has rebounded, increasing its syndie take week-to-week more than any other talker in the most recently concluded weekly national ratings…