Continuing a strategy of integrating its assets, SFX Entertainment will launch SFX.com this summer and position the site to serve a wide variety of customers, from sports fans to concertgoers.
Time Warner's TNT and TBS will give about $17 million back to cable operators to compensate for 32 pro-basketball games that weren't played during 1998-99 season because of the owners' lockout of…
Discovery Communications will promote Dawn McCall to prexy of Discovery Intl. from her current post as senior VP of Discovery Networks Latin America-Iberia.
"The Rose Seller," Victor Gaviria's pic about Colombian street kids, will open this year's Munich Filmfest June 26. Fest is set to showcase more than 100 films before the final curtain falls July 3.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. agreed Thursday to buy the Hearst Book Group, consisting of Avon Books and William Morrow & Co., in the buy-or-die philosophy that's redefining publishing.
The National Labor Relations Board has approved Screen Cartoonists Local 839's bid to represent employees at DIC Entertainment, which produced "Heathcliff" and "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch."
With just two weeks to put on its finishing touches, the Karlovy Vary Film Festival has locked up its schedule of films.
"Run Lola Run," the runaway German hit of 1998, walked away with the lion's share of prizes Thursday at the German Film awards.
Animation house Character Builders has acquired the rights to Christopher Moore's novel "The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove," to be produced as a live-action/animated feature.
Miramax has paid mid-six figures for the option to "Drowning Ruth," Christina Schwarz's gothic novel about sisters in 1930s Midwest, on behalf of Wes Craven Films.
Discovery Communications has added another cable network to its bulging portfolio, Knowledge TV, which reaches about 20 million subscribers.