Last season, inspired by the success of WB teen drama "Dawson's Creek," the nets and weblets trotted out a slew of similar bubble gum-flavored product geared toward the 12-34 demographic.
Miramax Films has closed a deal for the film and television rights to Gay and Laney Salisbury's nonfiction novel "Ice Bound" for producer Richard Gladstein to produce via his FilmColony shingle…
Tribune Entertainment has added the Sinclair Broadcast Group to the list of clearances for the Prism Awards 2000 kudocast, the first broadcast of the four-year-old nods. The Prisms are given out by…
One of the toughest Emmy categories to pitch to voters is arguably the miniseries and telepic race. While viewers often have familiarity with weekly dramas and sitcoms such as "Frasier" and "ER,"…
From a dealmaker's point of view, telefilms and features look like completely different animals. Bigscreen pics offer big money and prestige that made-fors can't match.
According to the Pew Research Center, almost half of Americans under 30 get their political news from latenight TV. The center also reported that 37% learned about the candidates from "Saturday Night…
Showtime Networks has tapped Gene Falk senior VP of newly created division Showtime Digital Media Group. As head of the new arm, Falk will oversee all new-media ventures, new business opportunities…
Columbia Pictures' "The Patriot" will get a primetime hour on the History Channel June 29 featuring interviews with stars Mel Gibson, Heath Lodger and Jason Isaacs, and director Roland Emmerich.
Arbitron Co. has tapped David Forr to head encoding operations for its new Portable People Meter, which is being deployed in conjunction with Nielsen Media Research. As manager of encoding…
Nelvana has acquired the production, distribution and merchandising licensing rights for animated TV programming based on the classic "Doctor Dolittle" books.