Pierre Lescure, chairman of the giant French pay television group Canal Plus, has been named Mipcom 1998's Personality of the Year.
Miami has just set a record, but it's a rather unenviable one: The city is the site of the FCC's largest shutdown of unlicensed radio stations ever.
In a rare move for the newsweekly and as a result of what it calls President Clinton's "historic" Monday testimony and public address regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, the next issue…
As expected, Edward Dandridge of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide is joining ABC as vice president, network communications and public relations planning (Daily Variety, Aug. 11), the Alphabet web…
Driven by the television premiere of "The American President" and wrestling, basic cable last week recorded its all-time high primetime ratings.
By the grace of Mel go I to the Eye -- that's what shock jock Howard Stern told showbiz journos Tuesday in a teleconference call broadcast as part of his regular nationally syndicated radio show.
The Munich-based ProSieben Group announced Tuesday the purchase of a programming package valued at 680 million marks ($380 million).
Thesp Will Patton has signed on for the lead role in the Prufrock Pictures/Sagg Main Prods. co-production "Desert Saints."
Ted Rubin has joined Warner Bros. as director of labor relations, the studio announced Tuesday.
The commercial transfer of the Roundabout Theater Co.'s Tony-winning revival of "A View From the Bridge" has announced a closing date of Aug. 29, a week earlier than the Sept. 5 date planned. "An…
Claire Forlani has joined Hank Azaria, William H. Macy, Janeane Garofalo, Paul Reubens, Geoffrey Rush and Lena Olin in Universal's "Mystery Men."