Excite@Home, the nation's largest broadband service provider, has pulled even further ahead of the competish, including Road Runner, announcing Wednesday that it has topped 2 million subscribers.
The Walt Disney Co. is in early negotiations to give scribe John Lee Hancock ("A Perfect World") the chance to make his directorial debut with "Rookie," the studio's Mike Rich script. Pic will be…
For the second straight week, male rapper Nelly's "Country Grammar" (Fo' Reel/Universal) topped the national music charts, shifting more than 235,000 units in the week ending Sunday, according to…
Twentieth Century Fox has attached Luc Besson ("The Fifth Element") to produce the big-budget "WW3.com" and is in negotiations with Jon Bokenkamp ("Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows") to rewrite the…
Former EMI exec Larry Stessel has been tapped prexy of the music division for MCY.com. Stessel will be in charge of acquiring music for the site, which sells MP3s and pay-per-view Webcasts of…
Kevin Kline is in serious discussions with Irwin Winkler's Winkler Films to topline "Life as a House." Recently put into turnaround at Sony's Columbia Pictures, the script for "House" comes from Mark…
ITV will get its day in court in its dispute with the U.K.'s TV watchdog over what time it airs the nightly news.
Rapidly growing DVD sales are reviving interest in homevideo in general, with year-to-date sales of VCRs up 7% in 2000, according to Charles Van Horn, president of the Intl. Recording Media Assn.
Jenny McCarthy and Chris Eigeman ("Barcelona") will star in "The Perfect You," written and directed by Matthew Miller (UPN's "Grownups"). Susan B. Landau's management-production shingle Thompson…
Online film distributor CinemaNow.com has inked a deal with RushStreetMedia.com, adding the urban entertainment destination site to its roster of syndication partners.
After weeks of rumors over his imminent departure, Steve Smith has ankled as managing director of music network Channel V.