AUSTRALIA Crawfords Australia, the production company owned by former Paramount Intl. topper Bruce Gordon, will produce the 26-part kidvid “The Saddle Club” with Canadian cable channel YTV and Oz…
The Pullman Group has completed an eight-figure sale of bonds backed by future royalties from the Isley Brothers catalog. Pullman Group chair-CEO David Pullman invented this concept of selling…
The two reigning off-network sitcom champs, "Friends" and "Seinfeld," both fell to series lows during the week ending June 11.
Sony's Columbia Pictures has purchased an untitled pitch from scribe Eric Champnella for $250,000 against $500,000.
NBC Enterprises subsid Peter Engel Prods. has signed Spanish-language TV and radio personality Kiki Melendez to host the production outfit's first one-hour daily syndie talker.
Bill Mechanic abruptly resigned Thursday as chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, sending shock waves through the studio and Hollywood at large. Studio chief since December 1996, he had been…
Deutsche Telekom has announced it is in negotiations with Klesch & Co. for the further sale of two other regional cable networks, one covering the northern German states of Hamburg…
Dubbed the "Benedict Arnold" panel by some, a slew of former music industry execs defended their dot-commie conversion at the MP3 Summit on Wednesday. The standing-room-only aud that attended the…
William Mapother is multitasking: He has inked a deal with Tom Cruise's Paramount-based C/W Prods. to rework an untitled comedy owned by the shingle and has joined the cast of the indie pic "In the…
Writer-director Cameron Crowe is in early negotiations to develop and helm "Shockproof Sydney Skate," based on the novel by Marijane Meaker, for Fox 2000. "Shockproof" is a coming-of-age story about…
Although USC banned students from using Napster to facilitate MP3 file-sharing several weeks back, the Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School for Communication recently conducted a survey of…
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