In yet another twist to its diversified international distribution operations, Universal has pacted with Sony for all international distribution of its pics on digital videodisc.
Beck will be the headliner at the online Hollywood Stock Exchange's Oscar night party. The affair at the House of Blues has been described as a "convergence of the digital world and Hollywood."
Because 2 million satellite subscribers are scheduled to lose their Fox and CBS feeds by April 30, broadcasters suggested Monday that the satcasting industry spring for antennas to make sure those…
Marquee Tollin/Robbins, the creative team behind the current theatrical hit "Varsity Blues," has cut multiyear production and development deals with both Warner Bros. and kids cabler Nickelodeon.
Beacon Communications and Kevin Costner have set their sights on Francis Ford Coppola to direct "13 Days" and will begin negotiations this week in hopes of bringing him aboard to helm the David…
Universal confirmed Monday that it will release Imagine Entertainment's Jim Carrey starrer, "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Thanksgiving weekend 2000.
The new syndicated action hour "Dream Team" from BKS-Bates and Unapix Entertainment has the green light for a two-hour pilot and 20 one-hour episodes for the 1999-2000 season in firstrun syndication.
U.S.-owned Hungarian Broadcast Corp. (HBC), operator of Hungary's M-Sat cable TV nework, has reportedly bought the Ukrainian cable system Studio M, and has received a nod from authorities in Kiev to…
TVT Records has pacted with Charles Koppelman's CAK Universal Credit Corp. for a $23 million line of credit to fund expansion and acquisitions, as part of an aggressive growth strategy at the label.
After securing his place as a Hollywood star, Nicolas Cage is moving into indie production. Cage's Saturn Films banner will make its producing debut on "Shadow of the Vampire," in which John…
NBC's vice president of entertainment press and publicity, Patricia Schultz, resigned Monday after 19 years at the network.