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.
The New York Yankees' quick four-game sweep of the San Diego Padres has resulted in the lowest World Series rating ever, but while that is no surprise, there's an unexpected silver lining for Fox.
Japan's Ministry of Post and Telecommunications will grant broadcast licenses to six companies to send high-definition programming via satellite starting in 2000.
Aside from his troubled satellite foray in the U.S., Rupert Murdoch usually displays a sure touch in the pay TV business, but Indonesia continues to bleed News Corp.'s coffers.
Valerie Harper has inked a deal to star Off Broadway in "All Under Heaven," a one-woman show about the life, work and times of Pearl S. Buck. The play marks Harper's first stage project in three…
Mary Stuart Masterson will develop and star in her first TV series, which "ER" executive producer John Wells will produce for Warner Bros.
The Italian Cultural Institute, in association with the Roberto Rossellini Foundation and the Italian Heritage Culture Foundation, will present a series of recent Italian films Nov. 9-14 under the…
PBS' long-running science documentary television series NOVA will serve as host to the 1998 World Congress of Science Producers, now in its sixth year and held for the first time in the U.S.
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