"Rugrats," the highest-rated animated series on cable TV, will become a live theatrical touring show next year, thanks to a deal between Nickelodeon and the Pace Theatrical Group.
The pan-European satellite network Eurosport has signed up for carriage on Spanish digital direct-to-home platform, Via Digital.
A strong economy will continue to deliver good news to the TV business next year, with most sectors expected to gain 5% to 7% and cable continuing to post stronger gains.
Looking to give the Cartoon Network a run for its animated money, Disney/ABC Cable Networks on Monday announced plans to launch a new 24-hour Disney Channel spin-off for basic cable titled Toon…
A federal judge declined Monday to block the release of "Amistad," Steven Spielberg's first film for DreamWorks. The decision was hailed by the studio as a significant victory in its defense of a $10…
UPN's attempt to prevent Sinclair Broadcast Group stations from defecting to the WB network received what may prove to be a fatal blow on Monday.
In a new management shuffle, Endemol Entertainment has appointed John De Mol, co-founder of the fast-growing top European independent production company, as chairman of its executive board.
New Line Cinema and restaurant chain Long John Silver's have joined forces for a multimillion-dollar promotional effort designed to help launch the upcoming sci-fi pic "Lost in Space" starring Gary…
Castle Rock Entertainment fired up its development machine with the seven-figure-plus purchase of a comedy pitch from writing trio Mark Lawrence, Katie Ford and Caryn Lucas, Castle Rock confirmed…
Toper Taylor has been upped to prexy of Nelvana Communications, Inc., the Los Angeles-based programming and merchandise licensing division of the Toronto-based Nelvana Enterprises Inc.
Cable's Independent Film Channel (IFC) has inked an agreement with Buena Vista TV to secure a post-premium cable licensing window for 17 Miramax titles from 1995 to '97.