David E. Kelley was crowned showman of the year Monday by the Monte Carlo Television Festival and Market.
The Hollywood Stock Exchange has secured its largest venture capital financing to date -- $23 million from the Travelers Insurance Co. and XL Ventures.
The Motion Picture Assn. (MPA) has announced the promotion of Harvey Rouse to the key role of vice president and director of European Union Affairs and European Television.
In the wake of their debut pic "American Beauty," producers Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen have made a first-look deal with DreamWorks for their Jinks/Cohen banner.
Spyglass Entertainment has committed to make a feature film based on the "Mage" comic book created by Matt Wagner.
The legal battle between Chase Manhattan Bank and angry insurance underwriters over what the insurers view as a bad business arrangement has just spread to another continent.
Diana Schulz has been tapped VP of corporate development and strategic planning for Universal Studios.
As gavelers dominate the syndie marketplace, King World hopes to enter the fray with "Curtis Court," in development for fall 2000.
The BBC has partnered with U.K. cable operator NTL to exploit the pubcaster's vast sports programming archive in a deal set to run in excess of 10 years.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired the spec "Standing on the Moon" from commercial casting agents-turned-first-time scribes Hal Masonberg and Teal Minton.
Thesp-turned-producer Chris Young has inked a first-look deal with Hyperion Studio to produce and direct both TV skeins and feature pics for the production house.