Canuck cabler Shaw Communications has made a tidy profit selling part of its investment in two California-based high-tech firms, Shaw announced Thursday.
NBC has taken the unusual step of selling VH1 cable rights to its miniseries "The '60s" before the network's exclusive window is up and before NBC even runs the mini for a second time.
Reflecting the growth in BMG Entertainment's Internet efforts and an increased emphasis on implementing worldwide marketing campaigns for its releases, domestic marketing veep Bill Wilson has been…
GERMANY HOT revs scorching Executives at German shopping channel HOT have announced revenues of $118 million in 1998. The figures were $5.9 million over the estimated revenues. Executives at the…
Bill Brochtrup, who plays the recurring character John Irvin on ABC's "NYPD Blue," has signed on as a cast regular to the Steven Bochco drama.
Screenwriter-director Frank Pierson, who won an Oscar for his script of "Dog Day Afternoon," will receive the Edmund H. North Award at the Writers Guild of America's 51st annual awards party Feb. 20.
Continuing its rights-splitting spree, Universal Pictures has sold all international rights to its Denzel Washington thriller "The Bone Collector" to Sony Pictures.
King World Intl. has licensed "Wheel of Fortune" and "Inside Edition" to Asia Television's English-lingo World Channel, a free terrestrial station covering the Hong Kong region.
MTV Europe has unveiled its three new music channels for the U.K. and Irish markets, due to bow as part of a total six-channel bouquet on SkyDigital by July 1.
Two publicists will vie for the presidency of the Publicists Guild of America now that Ed Crane, who completes his second term in May, has chosen not to run again.