Showtime Networks Inc. has picked up 28 episodes of the animated Internet-based sci-fi series "WhirlGirl" to begin airing on its online Web site in February.
FROM NATPENEW ORLEANS -- Calling himself "the man who put the 'sin' back in syndication," shock jock Howard Stern proudly took credit for pushing the boundaries of salty language heard on radio and…
Donald Sutherland is in final negotiations to topline the Mark Taper Forum's production of "Enigma Variations," a new play by French scribbler Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.
FROM NATPENEW ORLEANS -- Paramount's international TV division is putting final touches on a drama series co-production with a foreign partner.
Online ticketing service Tickets.com Inc., and Advantix Inc. on Wednesday merged their operations, creating a significant rival to the Barry Diller-owned Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch Inc.
Sundance Channel has acquired the world premiere rights to "Me & Will," a sexy road movie written, produced, directed and starring Melissa Behr and Sherrie Rose.
Author Peter Biskind -- whose tome on art and debauchery in '70s Hollywood, "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls," was the talk of both coasts this summer -- will serve as the editor of a special Hollywood…
Sharply lower film and television profits sent Walt Disney Co's net profit down 18% to $622 million in the December quarter, it said Wednesday, although the severity of the profit fall was alleviated…
The Motion Picture Sound Editors announced finalists for the 46th annual Golden Reel Awards for excellence in sound editing in five feature film and special venue categories.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to "All About My Mother," the latest film from Spanish helmer Pedro Almodovar ("Live Flesh").
In a move that virtually guarantees arrest warrants and a lengthy extradition process by the U.S. Dept. of Justice, indicted Canadian theater impresarios Garth Drabinsky and Myron Gottlieb announced…