John Kricfalusi, the quirky animator who created the warped Nickelodeon cartoon series "The Ren & Stimpy Show" but whose idiosyncratic ways wound up leading to his ouster, has again found work in TV…
Broadcast networks are wrapping up the last of their upfront sales with modest gains in the late-fringe daypart.
You know it must be an L.A. Story when you can check out the very latest in portable Avid editing technology one minute, then take a short stroll in the same building to sit in on a "shamanic tools…
The Walt Disney Co.'s DIC Entertainment has signed a licensing deal with Japanese merchandiser Sanrio Ltd. to produce animated vehicles for Hello Kitty and other characters in the Sanrio family.
The studios have packed up their wares and headed home after spending three days at Gotham's licensing show, which ended Wednesday, seeking to nail down deals with licensees for merchandise tied to…
Universal Studios' parent, Seagram Co., and Viacom haven't reached agreement on a plan to restructure ownership of their jointly owned USA Network nearly a month after a Delaware court ordered them…
The re-selling of Roseanne as a daytime TV commodity has begun. King World Prods. is looking for station bids for its upcoming Roseanne talker in New York and Los Angeles by the end of next week.
When surveys of past attendees of ShowBiz Expo made it clear that at least 40% of the trade show audience had purchasing authority regarding film commissions and location services, it was decided the…
In an effort to bring the current talks over a new program labeling system to a speedy resolution, the White House is planning a meeting next week that will include kidvid advocates and broadcasters…
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.