Anderson Cooper, host of ABC reality show "The Mole," is returning to the news biz as a contributor to Paula Zahn's new morning show on CNN.
The National Basketball Assn. has signed six networks to carry a simultaneous run of "The NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration," a one-hour special highlighted by a peformance from Britney Spears.
Wall Street vet Greg Williams has been tapped CEO of Lot 47, the privately owned Gotham film acquisition and distribution shingle.
Universal Music and Video Distribution dominated the music industry in 2001, accounting for nearly 27% of the 762.6 million units sold in the U.S. last year, according to SoundScan figures. Total…
Nascent Gotham acquisition/distribution shingle Magnolia Pictures, run by prexy Eamonn Bowles and CEO Bill Banowsky, has picked up two pics for domestic distribution and has expanded into the…
As 2001 proved, a determined dash down the home stretch can indeed win the yearlong race at the international box office. Warner Bros. was the highest earner of the year, pulling an estimated $1.34…
Music marketing exec Julie Greenwald has been named president at Universal Music Group's powerhouse rock-pop imprint Island Records.
With ratings for reality and quiz shows fading, networks and producers are wholeheartedly fighting to lay claim to fresh formats with breakout potential -- even if it means going to court to do so.
In an annual letter to shareholders, head Mouseketeer Michael Eisner said he "cannot guarantee" future growth prospects, even though Disney is "on the right track" for a turnaround of struggling…
Vidgame publisher Acclaim Entertainment has tapped former NBC Internet topper Edmond Sanctis prexy and chief operating officer.
Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier on Thursday moved to quell continuing French anxiety over Canal Plus' role in Gallic film financing, promising it would keep on shelling out "at least until…