Producer Vin Di Bona, longtime purveyor of ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos," has partnered with tech firm Dave Networks to launch a reality TV-centric online venture dubbed Reality.TV.
Although it has racked up more than $31 million in losses since launching in 2005, Al Gore's Current Media has filed for an initial public stock offering.
Sony Pictures Television Intl. and ProSiebenSat.1 have extended a wide-ranging multi-year volume deal that includes hit series and blockbusters such as "Spider-Man 3" and "The Da Vinci Code."
Media conglom Kadokawa Group Holdings plans to launch a page on YouTube to show vid clips by Japanese filmmakers.
Eyeing its next movie franchise, Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has inked with Gallic graphic novel publisher Casterman for the bigscreen adaptation rights to Jacques Tardi's classic comicbook series…
Brown Johnson, the architect of Nickelodeon's hugely successful preschool division, has been tapped to tackle the company's animation business.
Vuguru, Michael Eisner's new media production shingle, has partnered with publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons and author Robin Cook to produce a 50-episode series designed to serve as a prequel to Cook's…
U.S. soldiers are lampooned, policemen are shown as buffoons and Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is irreverently cheered by penguins -- Iraqis are turning more and more to YouTube to express their…
Universal Pictures Intl. has extended its output deal with German paybox Premiere, which has secured rights to such recent hit titles as "The Bourne Ultimatum" and "American Gangster."
"Flushed Away" helmer David Bowers has been tapped to direct CG-animated pic "Astro Boy." He replaces Colin Brady, who was previously announced as helmer of the $50 million project.