Roman Doroniuk, formerly a senior executive with Alliance Communications, has been named to the new position of president and chief operating officer of Vancouver-based Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
CNBC has promoted Mark Hoffman to managing editor of business news. The job had been filled on a temporary basis for the past year by Bruno Cohen, senior VP of business news for CNBC.
SPECIAL REPORTYouth is the watchword for network development at Columbia TriStar TV, as the studio has clicked with teen hits like the WB Network's "Dawson's Creek." The Columbia TriStar TV…
The abrupt resignation Monday of Finnish minister of transport and communications Matti Aura has thrown the country's plans for the launching of its digital terrestrial platform into turmoil.
On opening day of this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Sony Corp. of America chairman Howard Stringer called for cooperation in the "architecture" of high- definition television, and Warner Home…
Cabler Comcast Corp. has formed Comcast Interactive Capital Group, an indie unit to invest and manage $100 million in new Internet-based operations.
Lions Gate Films has concluded a pay TV output deal with Home Box Office under which the cable net will get exclusive pay TV rights to all of Lions Gate's pics for the next three years.
Doubts over DVD's popularity with consumers were laid to rest in 1998, as sales for the technology's players and the discs that go with them performed far better than expected. According to the…
UPN mulls No. 2 to Valentine Some executive changes may be in the works at UPN. Sources say the netlet is considering bringing in a new, high-ranking exec to oversee such areas as affiliate…
Cinebase Software, Inc. said Tuesday it has secured $9 million in venture capital from a division of Bear Stearns Co. to develop and market its media management software to the entertainment industry.
The WB netlet has greenlit its first pilot for the fall schedule, a timely ensemble drama from producer Dick Wolf about young Washington, D.C., staffers.