Nickelodeon has formed an exclusive partnership with software publisher Broderbund. The two companies will team on a CD-ROM product line based on Nick's "Rugrats" TV series. The discs are slated to…
Brendan Fraser, who stars as the title character in Disney's summer release "George of the Jungle," will join Sir Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave and Lolita Davidovich in an as-yet-untitled period drama…
After a six-month test in four markets, ABC Radio Networks is moving forward with a national rollout of Radio Disney, described as a live, music-intensive radio service aimed at kids under 12.
Cablevision Systems Corp. reported Friday an improved earnings performance in the first quarter, and simultaneously announced the $78 million sale of a small cable system in what is likely to be the…
The Drama League handed out this season's awards to the legit community at its 63rd annual ceremony at the Plaza Hotel on Friday.
Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti will convene Friday the first meeting of the industry oversight board, which is supposed to resolve disputes between networks over the new…
News Corp.'s sat-TV joint venture with EchoStar Communications Corp. moved one step closer to collapse Friday when the sat-TV operator went to court to try and squeeze $200 million out of the media…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America California Group has named Melissa Patack to the newly created position of VP of government affairs and general manager, it was jointly announced Friday by the…
In a mid-seven-figure deal, all U.S. rights to "Homegrown," the Stephen Gyllenhaal-directed black comedy starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Bon Jovi and Jamie Lee Curtis, have been picked up by…
The murder trial of the woman accused of killing veteran music exec Charlie Minor had been expected to get under way today in L.A. Superior Court.
Columbia TriStar will bring a little bit of "Montana" to more than a dozen international territories, with the acquisition of foreign distrib rights to the Initial Entertainment Group pic.