Lifetime prexy Carole Black continued to establish her executive team with the hire of Louise Henry Bryson as the women's web's head of affiliate sales.
Despite a blizzard of hype, NBC's new "Later Today" talker premiered Tuesday to ratings that were a lot like those for timeslot predecessor "Leeza."
Viacom's co-deputy chairmen Philippe Dauman and Thomas Dooley, who will exit the company when it completes its merger with CBS, will each receive a $29 million lump sum severance package to settle…
After hints earlier in the year that the Kirch Group had plans of its own for the Internet, the company has come out of the closet by forming a strategic alliance with Switzerland's Fantastic Corp.…
Kathryn "Kitty" Cohen has ankled her position of VP and G.M. of Fox Sports West and Fox Sports West 2 to pursue other endeavors. She had been with the networks more than a decade.
John Malone's Starz pay TV network has scheduled the world premieres of three busted theatricals and one made-for-cable movie -- a Christmas family comedy called "Must Be Santa" -- between now and…
Targeting lesser-known but nonetheless established artists who may need cash, J.G. Wentworth, a leading specialty finance outfit, has created the Artists Advance loan program.
Country music upstarts the Dixie Chicks owned the bestselling album in the nation, with more than 340,000 copies of their sophomore disc "Fly" sold last week, according to sales data released…
Jeremy Schuster has been tapped chief operating officer of Entertainment Internet, the creator of online casting service CastNet.com.
National Assn. of Theatre Owners prexy William F. Kartozian will receive the ShowEast Career Achievement Award at this year's convention, which will run Oct. 18-21 in Atlantic City, N.J.
Even though the new syndie season is barely under way, the following year is already being booked. Tribune Entertainment secured a comfy 60% national clearance this week for "Gene Roddenberry's…