Profits before taxes at Italy's leading TV group Mediaset for the first half of 2000 rose 19.8% to $450 million and operating profits went up 26.2% to $455 million compared to the year-earlier period.
CNBC has signed financial commentator Louis Rukeyser to anchor its November election coverage and to produce and host other specials.
Robert Bernardi, co-founder and former CEO of customizable CD company MusicMaker.com resigned as chairman of the Netco's board of directors Monday to pursue other interests.
India’s Zee TV and Zee News will become digital pay channels next year. The Zee Telefilms Network has earmarked $8.2 million to revamp the news web for a December relaunch that will also see an…
Big Brother is looking to invade the United States. Endemol, the production company behind the global hit format "Big Brother," is expected to announce shortly plans to open up a new division…
Web venture iFilm has inked a first-look deal with several major tenpercenteries, offering up new talent in exchange for a piece of future deals the filmmakers sign. Company has launched the iFilm…
Zeitgeist Films has acquired rights to Agnes Varda's docu "The Gleaners and I" for specialized domestic release. Pic, which the French filmmaker directed, wrote and produced through her company Cine…
Atomic Pop, the Santa Monica-based Web design firm and music site, melted down over the weekend and laid off its remaining 25 employees.
Endemol Entertainment, the Dutch producer of "Big Brother," has named Ronald Goes to take over as chief operating officer, beginning Jan. 1.
MTV and the WB, two of the biggest providers of entertainment, stand to suffer the most should the recommendations of the FTC report be adopted. Ad-industry insiders said that the regulations…
NBC may have been the big Emmy winner Sunday night, but ABC's telecast of the show has made the Alphabet web a big winner, too. According to preliminary national results from Nielsen, the three-hour…