Beth Polson, exec producer of CBS' "The Christmas Box," has acquired the multicultural holiday story "Santa and Pete," for a high-five figure against six-figure purchase option.
Emily Torchia, a film publicist who worked at MGM during Hollywood's Golden Age and served as a publicist until her retirement in 1980, died Oct. 7 of congestive heart failure at Daniel Freeman…
Polsat, the leading commercial channel in Poland, launched its first inhouse sitcom to approving viewers.
Length is everything in the porn biz, even if it's only two minutes, which is why New Line Pictures was able to skirt its stiff contract with cablecaster Starz and sell the pay TV rights for "Boogie…
New Line's "Pleasantville" and Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic" were front-runners in the hotly contested weekend box office derby that many observers agreed was simply too close to call.
CDnow and N2K, two leaders in online music retailing, have agreed to merge in a deal worth $101 million. The new entity, which will bear the CDnow moniker, will boast the largest inventory of music…
NBC has given a back-nine order to its frosh laffer "Jesse," making the Warner Bros. sitcom the second member of the Peacock's Class of '98 to get a full-season order this fall.
FCC chairman Bill Kennard has tapped agency staffer Kathryn Brown as his new chief of staff.
Thesp Anne Bobby will replace Mary Louise Parker in the Off Broadway legiter "Communicating Doors." The show is currently on the boards at the Lucille Lortel Theater in an open-ended run.
ESPN has tapped Steve Zales as senior veep and general manager of its Internet Ventures division.