Disney Channel has ordered its first sports-oriented program, "Z Games," a reality series featuring new and innovative games designed by kids, said Gary Marsh, senior VP of original programming.
Henry Thomas, who has gone from the wide-eyed kid in "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" to indie fare like "The Suicide Kings," has signed opposite Matt Damon in the Billy Bob Thornton-helmed "All the…
DreamWorks Records has tapped Richard Leher to fill the new posts of senior exec and general counsel. The former exec veep and second-in-command of Hollywood Records will act as chief legal eagle for…
Hoping to bridge the yawning gap between soaring ratings and flat ad sales, Televisa is revamping its all-important upfront sales plan.
Global box office will grow 34% to $24 billion in 10 years, largely due to rising ticket prices and worldwide multiplex proliferation, according to a new report by Baskerville Communications.
The 1998-99 primetime Nielsen season is under way with promising starts for CBS' "King of Queens" and "L.A. Doctors" and NBC's "Will & Grace," but NBC's "Conrad Bloom," CBS' "Brian Benben" and the…
Former "Cheers" star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic "Dash and Lilly."
Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Billy Joel are among the recording artists nominated for induction into the 1999 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Also included on the list were Curtis Mayfield…
The Indian information and broadcasting board has once again struck down Rupert Murdoch's Indian ambitions.
Showbiz PR vet Scott Seomin has been tapped to succeed Chastity Bono as the entertainment media director for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Newcomer Ben Foster, Joe Mantegna and Adrien Brody have all signed for ensemble leads in Warner Bros.' Barry Levinson-helmed "Liberty Heights," the fourth in the helmer's Baltimore series.