James Romanovich has been named prexy of worldwide media and entertainment at indie TV distrib Associated Television Intl.
He was hammered by Teamsters and other union reps, but Tribune Co. CEO Dennis FitzSimons was unflappable Tuesday as he presided over the fait accompli vote by Tribune shareholders to approve the…
The two most important Wall Street indicators for beleaguered Tribune Co. were headed in opposite directions Monday in advance of today's shareholders vote in Chicago on the $8.2 billion buyout deal…
It was MSNBC's programming triumph of the summer: a pep rally for 15,000 liberals and seven Democratic presidential hopefuls in Chicago's Soldier Field, emceed by the cabler's marquee anchor, Keith…
No matter what crix and the blogosphere had to say about the Aug. 12 finale of HBO's super-strange drama "John From Cincinnati," the last seg of David Milch's now-departed skein marks the arrival of…
News Corp. veteran Chase Carey has inked a new three-year deal to stay at the helm of satcaster DirecTV.
Before the weekend, "The Simpsons" was already one of the most profitable franchises in News Corp.'s arsenal, having generating an estimated $2 billion for the conglom since Homer and company first…
Tina Bennett and Eric Simonoff have been upped to directors of top Gotham lit agency Janklow & Nesbit Associates.
At its best, user-generated video may be amusing, but it's not a business, at least by the standards of a Hollywood major.
The headlines from this year's upfront television-advertising sales frenzy have been just what broadcast and cable network execs wanted to see.
PBS docu series "Frontline" has bagged a $5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Coin is earmarked to help the series and its companion newsmag "Frontline/World"…