CNBC has promoted Mark Hoffman to managing editor of business news. The job had been filled on a temporary basis for the past year by Bruno Cohen, senior VP of business news for CNBC.
SPECIAL REPORTYouth is the watchword for network development at Columbia TriStar TV, as the studio has clicked with teen hits like the WB Network's "Dawson's Creek." The Columbia TriStar TV…
The abrupt resignation Monday of Finnish minister of transport and communications Matti Aura has thrown the country's plans for the launching of its digital terrestrial platform into turmoil.
On opening day of this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Sony Corp. of America chairman Howard Stringer called for cooperation in the "architecture" of high- definition television, and Warner Home…
Disney, in a surprise move, has restructured its top corporate staff with the appointment of animation and legit theater guru Peter Schneider as prexy of Walt Disney Studios. He will report directly…
Joanne Corday Kozberg is the new president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Music Center.
John Travolta will receive the Alan J. Pakula Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) at their fourth annual Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 25 in Los Angeles.
The WB netlet is expanding into reality programming and has hired Columbia TriStar TV exec Carolyn Bernstein to be the new senior VP of alternative programming while she holds the dual title of drama…
Adding a little French flair to its producer ranks, 20th Century Fox has inked a deal with Franco helmer Luc Besson to move his Seaside Prods. banner from Sony to the Century City-based studio.
SPECIAL REPORTMuch of Sony Music's good fortunes during the year came on the back of diminutive Canadian diva Celine Dion, who not only was the bestselling pop artist but also warbled the year's…