Peter Bart: The Backlot
Writer-producer Yvette Lee Bowser ("For Your Love," "Living Single") is off to a running start on development for the 2000-01 season, having bagged an hourlong pilot order from the WB network and a…
Jerry Levin has tamed the Wild Wild West. The Time Warner chairman's appointment of Barry Meyer as chairman and CEO, and Alan Horn as president and chief operating officer of Warner Bros. on Monday…
MTV will use a marathon of "Beavis and Butt-Head" episodes to welcome the Saturday broadcast premiere of the cartoon duo's feature film, "Beavis and Butt-Head Do America."
Marking its transition from local to global player, Germany's leading distrib Kinowelt Medien has taken a 20% stake in Canada's largest film and TV company, Alliance Atlantis Communications.
Launched Thursday on the American Stock Exchange, Peace Arch Entertainment raised $3.75 million in the initial public offering for its expanding television slate here.
R&B thrush Monica is set to star as an aspiring singer in "Angel of Mine," an ABC "Wonderful World of Disney" telepic to be produced by Whitney Houston's Brownhouse Prods.
Michael Jenkinson has turned the TV webs' current minority malaise to his business advantage. Jenkinson's Urban Media, which specializes in independent black movies, went online last week, marking…
Japanese pop group Glay posted Woodstocklike attendance numbers in a record-setting concert Saturday as local fans showed that peace can indeed reign supreme at a major rock concert.
Former DreamWorks sales exec Philippe Maigret will join Centropolis Entertainment as head of business development.
MEMO TO: Gerald Levin FROM: Peter Bart SPECULATION ABOUT POSSIBLE successors to Bob Daly and Terry Semel has become the favorite indoor pastime in Hollywood, yet virtually nothing is known about…