Jamie Sykes, formerly a Disney marketing director for its ESPN Zone entertainment centers, was named VP of national promotions at Universal Pictures Tuesday.
Express.com (formerly known as DVD Express.com) has inked a deal with the Hollywood Stock Exchange, becoming the online gaming venture's exclusive DVD, vidgame and music e-commerce partner.
Months after Mary J. Blige inked a deal with Stan Lee Media to create an online animated series in which the R&B songstress voices her superhero character, the dot-com is launching a branded music…
Dermot Mulroney will play the co-lead in "The Safety of Objects," the feature based on A.M. Holmes' collection of stories.
Striking actors unions have asked Emmy nominees to wear gold ribbons as a show of solidarity during the Sept. 10 broadcast of the Primetime Emmy Awards.
For the first time since the Vivendi-Seagram deal was announced, Canal Plus chief Pierre Lescure has opened up about his plans for Universal, which include further cost cutting and a more…
Like a slumbering giant, Amazon.com is showing signs of life after a turbulent summer. On Monday, the e-tail giant announced plans to open an online store for electronic books, retaining Microsoft as…
Nicole Ross, formerly of Patricola/Lust Public Relations, has joined Siri Garber at Platform Public Relations. Ross brings five years of experience to Platform. Her clients include thesps Cole…
Grupo Televisa has purchased the 35% stake in its publishing arm owned by Laura Diez Barroso de Lavaida, aunt of conglom CEO and chairman Emilio Azcarraga.
No network is an island, but CBS came pretty close last week. The Eye was the top-rated network for a second consecutive week, with summer smash "Survivor" obliterating all other programs in…
Virgin Entertainment Group has pacted with BBC America to launch TheBritBeat.com, a Web site that will focus on British music news and entertainment.