The Jim Henson Co. and Hallmark Entertainment will launch the Kermit Channel, a 24-hour family-entertainment network aimed at subscribers in Asia and Latin America.
French private television network TF1 and Italian pubcaster RAI have signed a letter of intent to team on an Italian digital TV platform.
Syndie kidvid distrib Bohbot is jumping on TV's conspiracy-theory bandwagon, with plans to produce a new animated series titled "Roswell Conspiracies -- Aliens, Myths & Legends."
After many years of following a strategy of cautious restraint, Canadian minimajor Alliance Communications has inked a string of production and distribution deals, dramatically increasing the…
Film Roman, which produces the animated hits "The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill," has announced a new development team. The animation studio has hired Andi Copley and Danica Katz as development VPs…
Sheryl Crow, Kenneth (Babyface) Edmonds, Jim Steinman and R. Kelly were among the songwriters nabbing top honors at BMI's 46th annual Pop Awards gala held Tuesday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Music…
National General Theaters. Shane joined Loews Theaters in 1970 and worked there for four years as head film buyer for the West Coast.
Yvan Attal, Dervla Kirwan and Christopher Eccleston have signed to star in Michael Winterbottom's Irish romantic comedy "Old New Borrowed Blue."
Barry Diller is still some months away from putting his programming stamp on the USA Network and its sibling Sci-Fi Channel, based on the movies and series announced during the upfront presentation…
Albert Brooks will shift his idiosyncratic form of neuroses to October Films with "The Muse," which he will direct and topline.