Could the Wall Street Journal scoop the Oscars? In a letter accompanying the 4,200 ballots mailed out Tuesday, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences president Robert Rehme urged members not to…
Santana's "Supernatural" (Arista) maintained its stranglehold on the top spot of the national music charts, moving more than 440,000 units in the week ending March 5, according to sales data released…
Farrar Straus & Giroux has landed world English-language rights to Benjamin Anastas' second novel, "The Faithful Narrative of a Pastor's Disappearance," in a high five-figure deal.
Seagram chief Edgar Bronfman Jr. declared Wednesday that Universal Pictures will be in the black in the fiscal year starting in July 2001.
Former NBC West Coast topper Don Ohlmeyer is returning to his sports broadcasting roots, inking a two-year, seven-figure deal to serve as exec producer of ABC's "Monday Night Football."
Thanks to Grammy and Darva, newsmags went through the roof during the last full week of sweeps, according to the latest Nielsen report for the week of Feb., 21-27, as virtually all programs in the…
Revenues from pan-European broadcaster SBS Broadcasting shot up by 18% in 1999 over figures a year earlier, the result mainly of an increase in revs in its continental European TV operations and…
The TV landscape is changing faster than the marriage between Rick Rockwell and Darva Conger, yet network execs still operate virtually the same way they did when Lucy and Desi were TV's hot couple.
Vittorio Cecchi Gori won a partial victory last week against fellow investors Rupert Murdoch and Telecom Italia when a Rome court blocked their call for a $275 million capital increase in Italy's…
Fox Kids Europe (FKE) halved its net losses and jacked up its revenues by some 50% in the company's first half-year earnings report since it launched onto the stock exchange here Nov. 18.
Don't be surprised if you see Ted Koppel on Court TV. The court cabler has partnered with ABC News' "Nightline" to produce crime and justice programming.