Imagine Television, the makers of THE PJS, is leaving Disney for its new
home at Fox. The three-year collaboration between the small screen arm of
production house Imagine Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television will
take effect at the end of April 2000. Worth up to $30 million, the deal
also includes a two-year option extension. Imagine TV had been based at
Walt Disney Television since it was formed in 1997 by Imagine Entertainment
principals Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Imagine TV co-chairman Tony Krantz.
All current Imagine TV properties, including shows now in development, will
stay at Disney. About leaving Disney Krantz said to Reuters, "The past
three years with Disney. . . have been fantastic for Brian, Ron and me.
Unfortunately, their economics were such that we could not continue