Pearson TV is poised to move into the animation business, acquiring EVA Animation for £2.5 million ($4.1 million). EVA is a specialist producer and distributor of TV toons with a library of around…
Creative Domain Design, the recently formed print division of leading Hollywood ad shop Creative Domain, has hired Lesli Lawrence of Frankfurt Balkind Partners as senior VP and account director.
Embattled new South African television channel e.tv began broadcasting 24 hours a day on Monday after only limited daily broadcasts since its Oct. 1 launch.
Gary Sinise has signed to play the villain opposite Ben Affleck in the John Frankenheimer-directed "Reindeer Games" for Dimension Films, and then the hero in "Mission to Mars," a big-budget sci-fi…
In a move that further boosts its concert industry holdings and reduces the clout of competitors, SFX Entertainment has plunked down nearly $94 million for several venues owned or operated by the…
The Rank Group has appointed Mike Smith as chief executive. He is currently an executive director of Ladbroke Group, and chief exec of its betting and gaming division.
Former Sony Corp. of America CEO Michael Schulhof's legal tiff with European Internet startup World Online Intl. turned nasty Friday when the Dutch-based company filed suit in New York alleging that…
Face Prods., the producing outfit of actor/director Billy Crystal, has named Samantha Sprecher to VP of development.
Tina Brown and Miramax have hired Tom Watson, editor of the Washington, D.C.-based newspaper Legal Times, to be Enterprise Editor of Talk magazine.
An injection of fresh blood brought badly needed vitality to some ailing foreign territories last weekend, highlighted by "The Waterboy's" smash debut in Australia, "The Siege" storming Germany…
CBS' second try with "Turks'' has faded slightly, but the police-family drama remains a satisfactory performer in the Eye's Thursday lineup.