Jim Henson Pictures has optioned "Valiant," a story by Jim Dublin and Paul Zaloom, writers and producers of the CBS kids sci-fi series "Beakman's World."
U.S. album sales rose 5.4% in the first half of 1997, marking a turnaround for the $12 billion music industry, whose sales have been flat for the past two years, Soundscan Inc. said Thursday.
Millfilm, the f/x post-production facility fronted by Ridley and Tony Scott, has raised $10.6 million to finance its operations.
As the millennium approaches, life imitates cartoon art. As part of a big promo, Fox Broadcasting, Pepsi-Cola and Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. are giving away a house.
Twentieth TV has promoted Eddie Seslowsky to VP and sales manager of its Midwestern sales office.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday banned Mike Tyson from boxing forever --- or at least for a year.
Former Tele-TV vice president Tom Tyrer is close to inking a deal with Fox Broadcasting Co. to become VP of corporate communications at the web, sources say.
Discovery Communications Inc. has disclosed it intends to spend at least $500 million to fund its TV channel and co-production joint ventures with the BBC.
William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" will take to the stage of London's Globe Theatre on Aug. 4 --- performed by Zulus in the Zulu language.
DreamWorks will become a bi-coastal studio with the opening of a New York office Monday. The new headquarters will house divisions of marketing and distribution to oversee East Coast operations in…