GERMANY Bertelsmann will float two subsids Bertelsmann is planning to float 20% of its online book and CD shop Bertelsmann Online and of its Internet portal Lycos Europe in May. Bertelsmann topper…
Eric Rodli has been tapped chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak's entertainment imaging division.
Cable gatekeeper Deutsche Telekom may not sell some of its nine regional cable networks until 2001.
The Publicists Guild of America has announced five nominees for its Les Mason Award, the top honor it bestows on members.
Talk Miramax Books has paid high-six figures for world rights to the life story of Dr. Jerri Nielsen, a physician who was stranded at the South Pole for nine months. In conjunction, Miramax Films has…
Michael Webster, cartoon animator and executive who established the Walt Disney Co.’s TV animation division in 1984, died of pneumonia Jan. 15 at his home in Port Townsend, Wash. He was 60. He was…
In a twist on the traditional media coverage of a star at a movie premiere, Leonardo DiCaprio’s personal media covered Wednesday’s preem of “The Beach.” The star’s Web site (www.leonardodicaprio.com)…
The proposed Internet alliance between the U.K. wireless company Vodafone and French conglom Vivendi, which owns stakes in French pay web Canal Plus and the U.K.'s BSkyB, is now free to go ahead…
Jester Hairston, who appeared on radio and TV’s “Amos ‘n’ Andy” and worked on the music for many movies, but who is best known to a younger generation as the wise old church member Rolly on the…
The deadline for submitting Oscar noms is 5 p.m. today.
David Levy, the former network executive who created “The Addams Family” television comedy and was instrumental in bringing other shows to the air, died Jan. 25 in Los Angeles following a lengthy…