In a major restructuring of its News Digital Media unit, News Corp. plans to hand control of its Fox-branded news, sports and entertainment Web sites back to their TV counterparts. Transition is…
THE PAST YEAR HAS BEEN rough on the stock prices of many companies — media kingpins included. Nearly all of them closed 2000 at or near their 52-week lows — this in a year which began with widespread…
Jude Law, Emily Watson and Kristin Scott Thomas are among a bevy of top British actors lined up to star in Robert Altman's upcoming period pic "Gosford Park." Helen Mirren and Michael Gambon also…
Disney Online has upped Dan Sherlock to VP of marketing and Jodie Resnick to VP of entertainment.
Kirk Douglas has been tapped winner of this year's Milestone Award by the Producers Guild of America for his contributions to the entertainment industry. Douglas will be honored at the organization's…
Longtime marketing exec Al Ovadia has been tapped exec vice president for Sony Pictures Consumer Products. Ovadia joins Sony from Web syndie company Mediacentrix, which he co-founded. He replaces…
Forget Canada. All of a sudden, Europe has become the place to shoot -- and Germany is at the heart of the action.
Indian national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) plans to launch digital terrestrial services (DTT) including transmission by private channels.
Listen.com, which received $70 million in funding and support from the five major record labels, has laid off 42 employees, or 25% of its staff.
German film player Splendid Medien has said that it will not be increasing its 49% stake in Initial Entertainment Group to the proposed 51% due to current downbeat market conditions.