Thanks in part to a rebounding economy, profits rose 25.5% in 1999 at Television Broadcasts (TVB), which intends to move ahead with expansion plans.
Still surrounded by speculation about a takeover, Seagram emerged Sunday as a rumored partner in a three-way merger with French conglomerate Vivendi and U.S. cabler Cox Communications.
Warner Bros.' signature Web site Entertaindom.com has fired up "The Seat Fillers," a series promoting the little-known workers of the Oscars.
And the Oscar weekend B.O. title goes to ... "Erin Brockovich."
Fox Television Studios, an independent TV studio within News Corp., announced that Edward Sabin has joined the company as VP, business and legal affairs. Sabin, who reports to Rich Vokulich, exec VP…
Canada's broadcast regulator has approved CTV's takeover of NetStar Communications, with some strings attached. Although the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission approved the…
WB Network vet Rusty Mintz has been upped to senior VP of program scheduling for the Frog web. Mintz, who's been with the net since just before its January 1995 launch, will continue to supervise all…
The 15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, held Saturday under a sprawling tent near the Santa Monica beach, hailed Paramount Pictures and MTV Films' "Election" with three of the top awards.
Fueled by the success of "Eyes Wide Shut" and "The Matrix," Warner Bros. Distribution Japan will receive Japan's Minister of Intl. Trade and Industry Award for best motion picture…
Just weeks after successfully whetting exhibs' appetites at ShoWest, Sony has opted to push back summer actioner "The Vertical Limit" to a Dec. 8 release.
Negotiations between union actors and advertisers enter their fifth week today with the current three-year commercials contract due to expire in four more days. The talks will reach a crucial…