Brit kidvid specialist HIT Entertainment has reported a 50% rise in pre-tax profit to £3 million ($4.35 million) for the six months to Jan. 31.
Pilot casting season is heating up, with several seasoned stars of the small screen landing key roles in fall 2001 projects -- including Cloris Leachman and Seth Green ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer").
ABC Sports has gone inhouse for Don Ohlmeyer's replacement as producer of "Monday Night Football," tapping Fred Gaudelli, producer of "Sunday Night Football" on ABC's sister network ESPN. Ohlmeyer…
Nine writers have been tapped from a field of more than 2,000 candidates for the 11th year of Disney/ABC's Entertainment Writers Fellowship Program.
Contempo music stars plant a big, scripted wet kiss on the career of the marvelous Janet Jackson as MTV goes to the head of the line to start hyping Miss Janet's new album, "All for You," due April…
In what is likely to be the first of a string of new alliances, Web service America Online and AOL Time Warner syndie division Telepictures have joined forces to add a fresh seg and personality to…
Fox syndie arm Twentieth Television has tapped Joanne Burns senior veep of marketing, research and strategic planning.
Italian pubcaster RAI has become the latest web to cry foul over the high price Germany's Kirch Group is demanding for rights to the 2002 World Cup soccer tournament.
Scribes Lawrence Schiller and Norman Mailer will exec produce a CBS miniseries based on the case of FBI agent Robert Hanssen, accused of passing secrets to the Soviet Union.
After months of on-again, off-again negotiations, Hong Kong's vociferous legions of soccer fans will again be able to watch live coverage of England's popular Football Assn. Cup.
Jenny McCarthy is in talks to star as "Honey Vicarro," a Fox comedy pilot about a fictional sexy 1960s crime fighting P.I.