Iwerks, producers of large-format movies and ridefilms, and Oregon-based Will Vinton Studios --- which made stars of the claymation California Raisins and computer-generated M&Ms --- have pacted to…
With TV projects cooking with Michael Moore, Ed Lover, the House of Blues and romance novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford, Columbia TriStar Television Distribution is expanding its production purview…
Two Magyar networks have signed multimillion-dollar program buying deals in a bid to stock their schedule with competitive titles as commercial television takes root in this nascent market.
Establishing itself as a cable phenomenon as well as the biggest thing ever to hit Comedy Central, the off-kilter animated series "South Park" on Wednesday night obliterated the viewership record it…
Warner Bros. and Black Pearl Entertainment have confirmed plans to launch the weekly syndie music series "R&B-TV" in the fall (Daily Variety, Nov. 13).
Art of War Prods., the Sony Pictures Entertainment-based indie production shingle headed up by ex-Sony marketing executive Marc Shmuger, has bought Irving Belateche, Webb Millsaps and Robert…
Mitzi Kapture, who starred for five seasons in the USA Network drama hit "Silk Stalkings," has been cast to star in the USA Pictures original film "Silent Echoes."
Leonardo Pieraccioni, the Florentine actor-director who has become a household name in Italy with three consecutive hit films in as many years, continues to add new B.O. records to his scorecard…
Holland's usually tolerant attitude toward sex will be put to the test when a new moral shock brigade examines latenight erotic programming.
ABC on Thursday confirmed plans to lease space in a Times Square office building, to be used as a new street-level home for "Good Morning America" and a flagship ESPN Grill restaurant and studio.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will honor Martin Scorsese at its annual gala tribute on May 4, 1998.