UPN has ordered a pilot for an animated sketch comedy series from Urban Entertainment. The untitled project will consist of toon shorts from the Internet that'll be introduced by cartoon hosts.
Palm Pictures/sputnik7 has acquired Doug Pray's club DJ documentary "Scratch." The pic will move through Palm's theatrical and DVD-homevideo distribution, and sputnik7's digital and Web distribution…
German media giant Bertelsmann said Thursday it has acquired U.S. Internet/e-mail marketing company Zooba.com.
Universal Music Group is mulling a combination of Farmclub.com, its fledgling Web site to showcase unproven artists, with GetMusic.com, a 50/50 music portal venture with BMG Entertainment.
Get ready for a new buzzword: A Los Angeles venture called Brand-Cast is looking to blur the worlds of entertainment and advertising by packaging what's being called "advertainment" for computer and…
Rob Maresca, exec veep of strategy and planning at Pittard Sullivan, has ankled the branding giant to form Rocket Brand and Strategic Services in Santa Monica.
USC's Annenberg Center for Communication will host a celebration of Asian films tonight in honor of the unveiling of the school's Asian Film Connections Project (www.asianfilms.org), an extensive…
Ibidlive.tv, which allows users to bid online and watch the real-time results on TV, has pacted with American Movie Classics to create the cable channel's first live, Internet-enabled, televised…
In a move targeted to promote consumers' embrace of Internet movie ticketing, operators of two of the biggest such Web sites have agreed to combine their offerings.
Italy's Senate has ruled that all terrestrial analog broadcasting must go digital by the end of 2006, making it the first country in Europe to fix a deadline.
XM Satellite Radio breathed a sigh of relief Sunday, as it successfully launched the first of its two planned satellites into space.