Dramatically upping the stakes in its battle with affils, Disney/ABC has decided to go forward with plans to launch an all-soaps cable channel anchored by same-day episodes of the net's sudsers.
Former NBC Entertainment prexy Warren Littlefield has joined the board of directors of Launch Media Inc., the publishers of monthly CD-Rom music magazine Launch.
Shareholders in Harvey Entertainment Co. reacted bitterly to the licensing company's decision Thursday to accept a $17 million takeover bid from an investment group led by former Live Entertainment…
Former Sundance Group president Gary Beer has completed his deal to acquire Propaganda Films' commercials, musicvideo and talent management businesses from Universal Studios.
In an effort to cut costs, as well as change the emphasis of ABC News, division prexy David Westin has quietly begun trimming his staff of hard news correspondents.
Gaga Communications has appointed Brian Maeda executive vice president of Gaga America, the Japanese distributor's Los Angeles-based subsidiary.
Viacom is inching closer to an initial public offering of stock in Blockbuster and shortly will name the lead underwriters for the deal, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone said Thursday.
Anna Gunn has inked a deal to star in Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" at the Ahmanson Theater this summer.
Miramax Films is near deals to bring its "Shakespeare in Love" stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck aboard "Bounce," a drama with romantic overtones to be directed this fall by Don Roos from his own…
Oscar was good to "Entertainment Tonight," according to Nielsen's national syndie ratings report for the week ending March 28.
There's a new kid on the entertainment marketing block -- Dyer Communications, Michel/Russo and Skyrocket Interactive have merged to form Total Creative, an advertising firm for film and television.