Looking to give the Cartoon Network a run for its animated money, Disney/ABC Cable Networks on Monday announced plans to launch a new 24-hour Disney Channel spin-off for basic cable titled Toon…
NTL Inc. and U.S. West have emerged as rival contenders to take over Telewest, the U.K.'s second-largest cable operator.
"Rugrats," the highest-rated animated series on cable TV, will become a live theatrical touring show next year, thanks to a deal between Nickelodeon and the Pace Theatrical Group.
A strong economy will continue to deliver good news to the TV business next year, with most sectors expected to gain 5% to 7% and cable continuing to post stronger gains.
The Nashville Network (TNN), which is going all out to increase the profile of its flagship hourlong series "Prime Time Country," will take the show on the road for four weeks next year.
A federal judge declined Monday to block the release of "Amistad," Steven Spielberg's first film for DreamWorks. The decision was hailed by the studio as a significant victory in its defense of a $10…
Castle Rock Entertainment fired up its development machine with the seven-figure-plus purchase of a comedy pitch from writing trio Mark Lawrence, Katie Ford and Caryn Lucas, Castle Rock confirmed…
Japan's DVD Forum may have gotten larger --- swelling up from its original 10-member manufacturing team to more than 120 makers, marketers and designers --- but its sales forecasts are getting…
New Line Cinema, in its new incarnation under the Time Warner banner, is learning the hard way about dealing with big brother Warner Bros.
New Line Cinema and restaurant chain Long John Silver's have joined forces for a multimillion-dollar promotional effort designed to help launch the upcoming sci-fi pic "Lost in Space" starring Gary…