The European Commission has temporarily halted its scrutiny of the multimillion-dollar Vivendi-Canal Plus/Seagram (Universal) merger until the companies give more details about the deal. In Brussels…
Blockbuster has tapped insider Mark Gilman as prexy of the company's newly created new media division.
"The Laramie Project" closes on Sept. 2, to be replaced at the Union Square Theater with August Wilson's "Jitney," which plays its first performance at the Off Broadway venue on Sept. 19.
Pearson TV has made two moves to get more of its gameshows online: it has tapped Cecile Frot-Coutaz exec VP for digital media in North America, and is expanding its exclusive contract with online…
Matt Signore has been elevated to senior veep of planning for the Island Def Jam Music Group. A nine-year veteran of the diskery, Signore was most recently veep of finance.
The experience of having Garry Shandling host the 52nd annual Prime Time Emmy Awards promises to be a mutually beneficial one for both the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the critically…
ABC News correspondent John Stossel will be formally reprimanded for his involvement in a "20/20" report on organic food that proved to be incorrect. The segment's producer, David W. Fitzpatrick…
Court TV has upped Mary D. Silverman from VP to senior VP, acquisitions and development, a newly created post. Continuing to report to Court TV exec VP, programming and marketing Art Bell in the…
Former Sony Pictures Entertainment co-prexy and chief operating officer Bob Wynne has joined the advisory board of Eyematic, an Internet 3D technology company.
Whitney Cookson, a 10-year Disney vet, has been promoted to veep of print advertising for Buena Vista Pictures marketing.
This year's Emmys competish is shaping up to be a referendum on family values. In the race for best drama, the biggest buzz surrounds shows about the first family (NBC's "The West Wing") and a mob…