Nickelodeon's inhouse animation unit has picked up a series based on TV's first half-cat, half-dog character, ordering 40 episodes of "CatDog" for a planned debut on the network in fall 1998.
Producer Robert Rehme was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences at its board of governors meeting Tuesday evening.
Seagram Co. Ltd. lifted net profit 66% to $148 million in its fourth quarter ending in June, largely due to a $154 million profit on the sale of most of its Time Warner shareholding in late May.
Rave reviews for Livent Inc.'s Los Angeles production of "Ragtime" came too late to pump up second-quarter financial results.
Perhaps acknowledging the short life expectancy of rap artists, MTV will present its equivalent of a life achievement honor --- the Video Vanguard Award --- to LL Cool J during the 14th annual MTV…
DirecTV, Primestar and other satellite distributors have developed into a revenue-generating dream for the major studios, who have harvested almost a tenfold increase in pay-per-view movie buys from…
Alliance Communications Corp. said Wednesday that its distribution agreement with New Line Cinema has been extended into 2000.
Boosted by a strong performance in its core camera business, Panavision Inc. reported net income for the second quarter rose 142% to $2.9 million from $1.2 million.