Hollywood Entertainment Corp., the parent company behind the Hollywood Video rental chain, has created an Internet division to manage and expand its online ventures, which already includes vid…
In an unusual move meant to convey network stability, CBS on Tuesday renewed nine entertainment series and three newsmags for next season, meaning at least nine hours of its primetime schedule will…
Nick Cassavetes has entered the revolving door that takes Hollywood directors on short Madison Avenue stints by becoming the latest to sign on with Creative Film Management International.
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVALBackstopper Intl. Film Guarantors (IFG) has pacted to bond three upcoming Intermedia projects: "Company Man," "Love's Labour's Lost" and "Whatever Happened to Harold…
The Alphabet web has given a 13-episode, on-air commitment to Carsey-Werner's comedy starring Joan Cusack and a 13-episode penalty commitment to the new DreamWorks' sitcom "Sugar Hill," created by…
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.), the powerful chairman of the House Telecommunications subcommittee, wants a quick floor vote on a bill which he says would resurrect Fox and CBS signals for hundreds of…
Reveal Entertainment, the DreamWorks-based production company recently formed by Brad Silberling and Barry Isaacson, has tapped former Industry Entertainment book scout Valeska Ramet as head of…
A $25.9 million profit on the sale of its interest in Gemstar International swung Spelling Entertainment Group to a $20 million profit in the fourth quarter, it said Thursday, compared with a loss of…
Eighties rock icon Billy Idol will provide the lead voice in Sceneries Entertainment's animated feature "Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2."
Standard & Poor's raised its debt ratings Monday on two properties slated for capital infusions from major cabler Adelphia Communications Corp.
DreamWorks has picked up an untitled comedy pitch by writers Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi that will be developed as a starring vehicle for "Rush Hour" star Jackie Chan.