General Motors Corp. is set to become the first major advertiser to ink a long-term Olympics sponsorship pact with NBC in what could be the largest sports ad-buy to date.
Paramount-based Phase One Prods. has picked up first-time scribe Brian Everingham's spec script "Faith" for a low six-figure against mid six-figure pricetag, sources said Monday.
The Pacific Insurance Co. of China (PICC) has started to issue profit loss insurance for film and TV productions, marking another step by China toward standardizing its entertainment business.
About 50 employees and several other creditors have initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Seagull Entertainment, producer/distributor of such syndie fare as "Hollywood Connection" and "Tarzan: the…
A movie on a disastrous mission by a British SAS team during the Gulf War is to be shot in a desert region of South Africa next month, local producer Anant Singh said.
Barton K. Boyd has been upped to chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Anne Osberg has been bumped up to prexy, Disney chairman Michael Eisner announced Monday.
TNT & Cartoon Network is expanding its reach in Australia through a new distribution agreement with Austar, a regional pay TV company.
The Fox Network has joined its Big Three brethren as a client of Statistical Research Inc.'s Smart project, which is competing with Nielsen to come up with easier and cheaper ways to find out who's…
Taking a page from the Paul McCartney album promotion playbook, country phenom Garth Brooks will host a town hall meeting Aug. 4 that will be telecast on VH1.
The wheels of justice are turning too slowly for the distributor of "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" Arguing that it needs to move quickly to get a new gameshow strip on the air in fall 1998, King…