Cinar Films, the Montreal-based kids TV producer, has inked a deal to acquire educational publisher Carson-Dellosa Publishing Co. of Greensboro, N.C., for $40.5 million.
In a move that signals an important evolution for DreamWorks Records, the label has scored a coup by inking respected industry vet Bruce Tenenbaum as its first non-A&R exec hire. Though sources said…
Veteran Italian director Marco Bellocchio, whose "The Prince of Homburg" competed at Cannes this year, is among 10 jurors announced for the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16).
HBO NYC's vidpic "Subway Stories" is world preeming in an unusual venue: outdoors in midtown Manhattan's Bryant Park, as part of the free weekly latenight Golden Oldies festival that HBO sponsors…
Kevin Nealon of "Saturday Night Live" and Zachery Ty Bryan of "Home Improvement" are starring in a two-hour Walt Disney TV movie "Principal Takes a Holiday" for ABC's new Sunday night franchise "The…
It was a summer bummer as June box office lagged 15% with a monthly cume of $493 million from the 1996 record frame. It was the first time in five years that the marketplace dipped below $500 million…
After years of complaining about the fiscal structure of filmmaking in the U.K., the Brit movie industry is celebrating the new Labor government's announcement of one-year 100% tax writeoffs for…
"Dream," the $5.5 million Broadway musical revue of Johnny Mercer tunes, will close July 6.
Veteran writer-producer Rick Hawkins has joined Paramount Network TV's sitcom "Sister, Sister" as executive producer for its fifth season.
Just as broadcast lobbyists and kidvid groups appear to be headed toward a final compromise on a new and improved TV content code, creative guilds threatened Wednesday to take that rating system to…