The Tribune Co. announced Friday that first-quarter earnings, boosted by record gains in its broadcast and entertainment operations, rose 9% to $70.1 million, as revenues ratcheted up 13% to $673…
New Line Home Video has elevated a string of marketing and sales execs, NLHV president and chief operating officer Steve Einhorn announced last week.
The long-expected departure of Jim Fifield, the No. 2 exec at EMI, came to pass Friday with the U.K.-based conglom announcing the resignation of the 10-year company vet.
Attempting to turn the tide in celebrity books, Bantam Books has signed Ray Romano, who stars in the CBS-TV sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," to pen a book of his observations about family life.
Michael Spiessbach, who heads the American TV production company King World Ventures, is part of a consortium that has agreed to buy a stake in Asia Television Ltd. ATV is the city's No. 2 two…
Warner Bros.' "City of Angels" alighted atop the box office chart for a second consecutive weekend, watching over a studio-estimated $13 million take. The Nicolas Cage-Meg Ryan romance slipped only…
Veteran L.A. newsman Jess Marlow has been named the 1998 recipient of the Los Angeles-area Governors Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Former Paramount studio publicist James Arnold has joined Dolby Laboratories as director of public relations. Arnold is responsible for developing and executing PR strategies for the audio equipment…
NBC will launch its first video-based Web site, VideoSeeker, on Wednesday.
Just how hot is Leonardo DiCaprio overseas? Exhibs were trying in vain last week to remember the last time a star had two films in the No. 1 and 2 spots in a raft of territories.
Barry Diller has created a co-presidency at USA Networks, elevating Stephen Brenner from his post as executive VP and chief operating officer, and hiring Stephen Chao, who worked with Diller at Fox…