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2012-10-01 02:25:02

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the final episodes of the new music competition series THE NEXT scheduled to broadcast live on The CW from Los Angeles on October 2 and October 4, and an Atlantic Records recording contract awaiting the winner, New York-based DeeTown Entertainment has been busy at work exclusively recording and producing the songs that the contestants perform each week on each show in the company's 9,000 sq. ft. recording studio and production facility so...

2011-08-30 10:28:00

U.S. industry veteran Tom Mazza and senior development executive Maggie Murphy to co-head new division based in Los Angeles TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Shaftesbury, one of Canada's leading creators and producers of original programming for television and multiple platforms, today announced the launch of Shaftesbury U.S., a new division focused on development for the U.S. market located in Los Angeles, California. Effective September 1, former Columbia TriStar Network...

2008-11-03 09:00:21

4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE), the global children's entertainment and merchandise licensing organization, today announced it plans to report third quarter results for fiscal 2008 on November 10, 2008, before the start of market trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Management will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET on Monday, November 10, 2008, to discuss the latest corporate developments and results. The conference call will be broadcast over the Internet as a "live"...

2008-09-22 18:00:23

Media Rights Capital, the leading independent film, television and digital studio has finalized a three-year, $350 million revolving credit facility that will position the company for continued growth, it was announced today by Media Rights Capital co-CEOs Asif Satchu and Modi Wiczyk. The financing was provided by the foremost entertainment lenders, led by JPMorgan Chase as administrative agent and issuing bank Comerica as collateral agent. The first closing was $295 million this past week...

2008-07-30 09:00:55

4Kids Entertainment (NYSE: KDE), has licensed the new animated TV series, RollBots (www.rollbots.com), from Amberwood Entertainment, for broadcast in the United States in TheCW4Kids Saturday morning block on The CW Network. In addition, Amberwood has appointed 4Kids Entertainment as the worldwide Merchandising & Licensing Agent and Brand Manager for RollBots. The New York-based children's entertainment organization will manage global licensing opportunities based upon likeness,...

2008-07-10 09:01:19

By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jul. 10--Pappas Telecasting, owner of KMPH, Channel 26, was given permission by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to seek a loan of $5 million. The July 3 ruling comes while the Visalia-based company is involved in two bankruptcy filings. Ed Harron, attorney for Pappas Telecasting owner Harry and Stella Pappas, said Pappas Telecasting has enough money to continue operations even if the loan had been denied. The additional money...

2006-02-08 02:53:32

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jay Harrington (NBC's "Coupling") has joined Jane Krakowski in "Sex, Power, Love & Politics," a CBS comedy pilot about thirtysomething Capitol Hill staffers. In other pilot casting news, Wendy Raquel Robinson ("The Steve Harvey Show") will star in the potential spinoff of UPN's long-running comedy "Girlfriends." The new show, tentatively titled "The Game," will feature a new group of characters, women in the lives of...

2006-02-08 02:52:18

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jay Harrington (NBC's "Coupling") has joined Jane Krakowski in "Sex, Power, Love & Politics," a CBS comedy pilot about thirtysomething Capitol Hill staffers. In other pilot casting news, Wendy Raquel Robinson ("The Steve Harvey Show") will star in the potential spinoff of UPN's long-running comedy "Girlfriends." The new show, tentatively titled "The Game," will feature a new group of characters, women in the lives of...

2006-01-31 03:28:53

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The shutdown of UPN and WB Network and the creation of their successor, the CW, has claimed its first major victim in development. "Cult," the WB's drama pilot about the mystery surrounding a TV show that is manipulating the lives of its viewers, is not going forward. The news comes two weeks after WB announced the pickup of the project and the casting of Matthew Bomer (Fox's "Tru Calling"), and a week after the surprise WB/UPN...

2006-01-24 11:36:40

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS Corp and Time Warner Inc.'s Warner Brothers television network on Tuesday said they will close their respective UPN and WB networks and jointly launch the CW network. The network will be a 50-50 joint venture between the two companies.