Discovery Channel will produce a four-hour adventure mini "Discovery Channel Adventure Race" for exclusive telecast on the channel in spring 2001.
“Clerks” is going out of business. After just two airings, ABC has pulled the plug on the animated laffer based on helmer Kevin Smith’s feature of the same name. Repeats of “Spin City” will slide…
Gordon Cheung, a 10-year Golden Harvest vet who has headed international sales for the prolific Hong Kong-based film producer, is ankling.
Dismissing rumors that Time Warner was planning to sell its stake in German news web N-TV, CNN Intl. prexy Eason Jordan told Daily Variety that neither CNN nor its parent company had any intention of…
Netcaster iFilm has tapped E! Online topper Lew Harris as senior veep, editor in chief of the company's recently launched film portal, a move expected to quickly boost the site's editorial content…
Twentieth Television is adding more "Power" to its fall lineup.
The Harvey Entertainment Co. said Thursday it has acquired the television rights to text-driven comedy Web site Walter Miller's Home Page. Site, which bowed in 1995, features no graphics or flash…
Mandalay Pictures and stakeholder Lions Gate are in advanced negotiations with German financing entities -- KC Medien and Cine-Artists -- to form a new motion picture company that could be taken…
Samuel Goldwyn Films has upped Tom Quinn to the post of director of acquisitions.
Why another TV market so soon after the L.A. Screenings? The reason is simple: The second-biggest TV market in the world demands a bazaar where German broadcasters can shop for international fare…
New Line Cinema has made two executive moves: Michael Del Nin has been tapped as director of business management, and Valerie Pappas has been upped to director of national promotions.