Sony Wonder, the children's and family division of Sony Music, agreed to buy kids TV producer Sunbow Entertainment for roughly $10 million, according to sources close to the deal.
Disney's "The Lion King" and the Roundabout Theater Co.'s revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge" led the field in the 1998 Outer Critics Circle awards. "Lion King" took home six nods…
Liberty Media Corp. and Cablevision Systems' Rainbow Programming have begun negotiations to merge Liberty's TCI Music into Rainbow's Much Music cable network, said sources involved in the…
Voracious Argentine media group CEI is looking for a new partner, now that Citicorp must divest its 40% holding, and Rupert Murdoch and Gustavo Cisneros are said to number among the interested…
Technicolor, one of the world's leading producers of pre-recorded videocassettes, has announced plans to open a new video duplication facility in Denmark to help feed a $200 million Scandinavian…
Seventeen film education programs will receive a total of almost $125,000 in grants this year and next from the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture…
The fledgling Fox Family Channel on Monday announced an ambitious commitment of $125 million to produce 26 original movies over the next year or so, films that will premiere on the network following…
Miniseries magic is back at NBC thanks to Sunday's telecast of "Merlin, Part 1," which, in preliminary figures, is the highest-rated episode of a net multiple-parter in the five years since CBS'…
Telepictures Prods. is in talks with thesp/singer Queen Latifah about a possible syndie talkshow deal.
Sandra Smokler has been promoted to vice president, associate general counsel in Warner Bros.' theatrical legal department.