RTL in league with the Kremlin? It's not a position the European broadcasting giant expected to find itself in when it became the first Western company to own a chunk of a Russian broadcaster.
New heads of programming have been appointed for both E! and Style Networks, creating dedicated infrastructures for each cabler. Style, available in 43 million homes, has been without a creative…
Nickelodeon has acquired GoCityKids, an online city directory and resource for both visiting and local families.
ESPN2 is set to air its first New Year's special. Show will present a retrospective look at the year's memorable sporting events with live music and celebrity guests.
Brazil's leading digital cinema distribber Rain Network has joined forces with its New York-based counterpart Emerging Pictures to form Rain U.S. New joint digital distribution and exhibition venture…
Will "Narnia" rake in "Rings"-like B.O.? With Disney's "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," Hollywood is hoping for a "Lord of the Rings" size opening that will launch a…
Employees at Alliance Atlantis Communications' broadcast operations have voted to unionize, the last major media company in Canada to do so.
Several weeks after the L.A. Times launched Oscar-themed Web site the Envelope, the N.Y. Times on Thursday launched Red Carpet, a similar site that will "deliver the Times' sophisticated, critical…
CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg and chairman Roger Enrico are giving up multimillion-dollar bonuses to accommodate a lucrative contract for DreamWorks Animation's new prexy.
Time Warner chairman-CEO Richard Parsons said he's got no plans to sell AOL but he'd like to ink a deal to boost traffic on the site and "supercharge" growth.
Josh Howard, former executive producer of the Wednesday edition of "60 Minutes," is joining CNBC to head up an expanded longform documentary unit. Howard resigned from CBS News in March, six months…