CDnow and N2K, two leaders in online music retailing, have agreed to merge in a deal worth $101 million. The new entity, which will bear the CDnow moniker, will boast the largest inventory of music…
NBC has given a back-nine order to its frosh laffer "Jesse," making the Warner Bros. sitcom the second member of the Peacock's Class of '98 to get a full-season order this fall.
Hollywood likes 'em young. According to a new study commissioned by the Writers Guild of America, scribes in features and TV have grown steadily younger.
Aussie film and TV producer-distrib Becker Entertainment has received a A$5 million ($3 million) lifeline from private investor Australian Media and Communications Fund.
KTLA, ever the broadcasting pioneer, will become the first L.A. station to broadcast a high-definition digital signal at 10 a.m. on Thursday, with live coverage of John Glenn's return to space in the…
HBO has renewed three of its high-profile original series for another season: "Arliss," "Oz" and "Sex & the City."
A group of some 50 young, exec women in the industry have set up a non-profit philanthropic org called Step Up that might be termed Women in Film light.
Michael Jai White ("Spawn"), Duane Martin ("Scream 2") and David Ramsey ("Con Air") are set to star in "The Port Chicago Mutiny," a WWII NBC telepic exec produced by actor Morgan Freeman ("The…
In a major reworking of its management corps, International Creative Management has promoted Jim Wiatt, from president and chief operating officer to co-chairman and co-CEO, while veteran talent…
Media mogul Leo Kirch's digital pay TV web DF1 is launching a marketing campaign to attract subscribers to the troubled net, DF1 managing director Gottfried Zmeck said Friday in Munich.
Stanley Tucci has inked to star with Omar Epps in the Miramax drama "In Too Deep," based on the true story of an undercover policeman who infiltrates a drug ring and gets lost in the underworld.
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