In a move that would cut off broadcasters from millions of dollars in political ad revenues, Capitol Hill lawmakers Thursday resurrected campaign finance reform legislation that would impose strict…
The Syndicated Network Television Assn. will meet Wednesday to plan a future event --perhaps separate from NATPE -- for syndication ad sales and to discuss candidates for the org's top job.
Scott Blackmun, formerly acting CEO for the U.S. Olympic Committee, on Thursday was named chief operating officer of Philip Anschutz's sports and concerts unit, Anschutz Entertainment Group.
The Tribune media group more than doubled its fourth-quarter profit thanks to a gain in the sale of investment stock, but the ongoing advertising slump chopped its annual earnings in half.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired rights to North America and Australia on Argentina's foreign-lingo Oscar submission "The Son of the Bride" (El hijo de la novia).
Round-the-clock, Tamil-lingo comedy channel Win TV will launch in India on Sunday. The satellite pay channel covers the Gulf, parts of Russia and Australia.
India's normally strict film censors soon could be putting down their scissors.
Olivia Williams has joined Tim Roth, Dougray Scott and Rupert Everett in the cast of Mike Barker's "Cromwell and Fairfax," which started shooting Sunday.
A rebellious comic and Oliver Stone are among the additions to the 2002 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo.
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will receive the 2002 Paul White Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Assn. Kudos will be bestowed April 8 at the RTNDA@NAB show in Las Vegas.
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