Fox's FX cabler is committing upwards of $10 million to bring out two new original series this summer: "Bobcat's Big Ass Show" and a variety hour hosted by magi-comics Penn & Teller.
Entertainment production in California now ranks with the electronic equipment sector as the state's top industry, according to a report issued today by the Motion Picture Assn. of America.
Enlarging its management ranks, United Talent Agency has upped Dan Aloni, Chris Harbert, John Lesher, Cynthia Shelton-Droke and Jay Sures to partners at the seven-year-old percentery.
Behaviour Distribution has picked up world rights to the upcoming Canuck pic "Four Days," the feature directorial debut from Toronto-based musicvideo helmer Curtis Wehrfritz.
The WB TV Network has named Joseph Lee to the newly created position of vice president of special projects and has added two other VPs and a director to its staff.
Salma Hayek and Bebe Neuwirth have become the latest thesps to join the cast of Dimension Films' untitled Rodriguez/Williamson project.
It isn't so much that no one ever expected "The Simpsons" to make it to 200 episodes, a figure achieved by a comparative handful of shows in TV history (and no other animated series). It's really…
The entertainment industry survived an attempt by California state lawmakers Wednesday to curb "offensive" music lyrics.
In releasing its fourth quarter and year end results for 1998 earlier this week, Atlantis Communications pronounced itself solidly back in the saddle after a few lean years earlier in the '90s.
Columbia Tristar Motion Picture Group has acquired all domestic rights to Initial Entertainment Group's war drama "Savior." The company also has picked up distribution rights in several foreign…
Ewa Martinoff, a consumer products expert, has been tapped VP of marketing and brand planning for Sony Signatures Film & Television (L.A.).