MGM shares roared Tuesday, jumping 30% after the Lion put a nasty squeeze on short sellers who have been pushing its stock lower in recent months.
UPN has upped Dale Lanier to VP, marketing and special projects.
Jorge Canizares, 20th Century Fox Intl.'s senior veepee of sales and distribution for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, is leaving the post to pursue personal endeavors.
USA Networks has snatched the rights to the popular expedition race "Eco-Challenge" from the Discovery Channel as USA expands its lifestyle sporting events.
The John F. Kennedy Center has awarded $200,000 to 10 American playwrights and six theaters in the latest round of grants from its Fund for New American Plays. The annual grants were presented…
AT&T is eagerly awaiting an FCC decision Friday that it hopes will help it move past its first major regulatory hurdle in the acquisition of MediaOne.
FROM MIPCOMFrance Television, the parent company of pubcasters France 2 and France 3, is not planning to sell its 8% stake in digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS).
Thesp Christine Lahti will again team with scribe Wendy Wasserstein. Lahti has signed on to star in the telepic adaptation of Wasserstein's play "An American Daughter" for Lifetime.
VH-1 continues to dabble in the gameshow world after ordering a pilot from Columbia TriStar for "Rock & Roll Pyramid" to complement its successful "Rock & Roll Jeopardy" that has already aired on the…
Mark A. Woodbury has been upped to senior VP and chief creative officer for Universal Creative, the design and creative wing of Universal Studios Recreation Group.