Fox Family Worldwide has upped Adam Chesnoff to VP of business development. In his new position, Chesnoff will explore new business opportunities for the company, as well as monitor the progress of…
In its second attempt to bring in a senior public relations exec in the last 12 months, News Corp. on Thursday named former Clinton administration staffer Gary Ginsberg to the post of executive vice…
Moribund entertainment company Odyssey Pictures Corp. is attempting to revitalize its film operations with the appointment of veteran exec Ian Jessel as CEO of its Odyssey Pictures division.
Rupert Murdoch, the chief executive of News Corp., met Thursday in Beijing with Chinese President Jiang Zemin and said he was "optimistic about the scope for cooperation with Chinese media industry…
FROM MIP ASIARestructuring was in the air as a less than lively Mip Asia opened Thursday. Due to the financial crisis that has overwhelmed many of Asia's economies, several participating firms were…
Bruce Springsteen has won his court case to block the release of an unauthorized album of recordings taken from his pre-fame early days.
Seagram Co., which finalized its $10.2 billion acquisition of Polygram Holdings Thursday, has decided to merge the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment into Universal Studios.
Saban Intl. has tapped Paramount TV foreign sales veteran Julie Wineberg as vice president, international sales management.
Academy first VP Sid Ganis will return as chair of the Governors Ball of the 71st Academy Awards, marking the fourth time he's been the head honcho behind the Academy's post-awards dinner-dance for…
Adding a tasty French flavor to the film's cosmopolitan mix, Sophie Marceau has been tapped to co-star in United Artists' latest installment of the James Bond franchise.
In an effort to build a "lean, flexible organization," Universal Music Group is expected to pinkslip more than 3,000 employees worldwide in the months ahead following Thursday's closing of U's $10.4…