Primedia, one of South Africa's largest media and entertainment groups, has succeeded where Rupert Murdoch has failed: It has bought a soccer club.
Fox 2000 has struck deals with director George Armitage ("Grosse Point Blank") to develop with writer Richard Hatem ("Under Siege 2: Dark Territory") an adaptation of Laurel Doud's novel "This Body."
Perennial ayem also-ran CBS Tuesday formally began the latest chapter in its never-ending quest to become a morning show player, confirming that former "Today" vets Bryant Gumbel and Steve Friedman…
Asian satcaster Star TV is moving its satellite platform to AsiaSat 3S, a satellite launched March 21.
Valerie Schaer is ankling her post at ABC Daytime to join Barry Diller's Studios USA as its Gotham-based head of syndie programming and development.
HIT Entertainment, a U.K.-based producer-distributor of children's and natural history programming, has tapped Holly Stein as VP of consumer products for the company's newly established U.S…
Granada Entertainment USA has signed a partnership deal with NBC Studios for the pilot of a proposed hourlong series for early 2000 called "Small Beer."
In the latest round of last-minute changes to the summer schedule, Paramount has shifted the release dates of three pics.
It's no secret that the Public Theater is hard at work producing the musical "The Wild Party." But now Public Theater insiders say that Hollywood and Broadway producer Scott Rudin has expressed…
NBC deluged the April 26-May 2 primetime Nielsens competition with a torrent of ''Noah's Ark'' viewers, buoying NBC to an early May sweeps lead of epic proportions.
Adding another key territory to its international expansion program, U.S. exhibition group Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. has pacted with Italian producer-distributor Aurelio De Laurentiis to…