Geraldine Laybourne, who continues to slowly staff her recently launched Oxygen Media, has hired Giselle Benatar as executive producer of Oxygen.com, the company's online division.
In a move that signals a new direction in programming for CNBC, David Grubin Prods. is developing a four-hour miniseries for the cabler entitled "The Power of Business."
Liquid Audio has appointed Charly Prevost to head up retail marketing and promotion. In his new position, Prevost will focus on the company’s online merchant retail strategy and commitment to label…
SPECIAL REPORTIt was a banner year for the team that runs Sony Pictures Classics -- Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Marcie Bloom. SPC's total revenues doubled to $46 million in 1998 from $23.3…
Stephen Sondheim will be honored with the ASCAP Founders Award at the opening night gala of "Sweeney Todd," March 12 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
Tom Berenger and Polly Walker will join the cast of Universal and Imagine Entertainment’s “Detox,” which is being directed by Jim Gillespie. Sylvester Stallone stars as a cop who, hoping to get over…
NBC's Wednesday season premiere of "Lateline" got scooped by the competition, landing a distant third in the half-hour in adults 18-49 and matching the weakest firstrun homes rating ever in that slot…
SPECIAL REPORTThe year after winning the World Series is never easy. Thus for Sony Pictures Entertainment it was difficult trying to top 1997, when the studio fetched a record-breaking $1.3 billion…
Tracey Ullman's Emmy-winning HBO series "Tracey Takes On" has been bought for U.K. broadcast by Sky Movies to screen on its premium film channel Sky Premier.
Roman Doroniuk, formerly a senior executive with Alliance Communications, has been named to the new position of president and chief operating officer of Vancouver-based Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
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.