Don Imus continued his push to establish himself as the male Oprah Winfrey in recommending books by announcing the 12 finalists for his first American Book Awards.
Larry Shapiro has been tapped as senior veep of business and legal affairs of Buena Vista Internet Group, a division of The Walt Disney Co.
''Touched by an Angel'' earned its highest rating in more than a year, putting CBS in position to claim its fourth straight weeklong households victory, according to preliminary primetime Nielsen…
Veteran stage, film and TV performer Maureen Arthur, whose ties to Variety Club service organization go back decades to when her family owned one of the Midwest's largest cinema chains, will receive…
Munich media mogul Leo Kirch has completed the restructuring of his vast media empire. The reorganization of Kirch's assets paves the way for the sale of shares to a group of foreign investors…
The upcoming Oscar show will have a familiar figure in the driver's seat, with Gil Cates returning for a record ninth assignment as producer.
Pay TV cabler BET Movies/Starz! has hired actor Tom Wright to serve as the web's on-air guest host for the first quarter of 1999.
Time Warner and Tele-Communications Inc. have completed a $1.32 billion cable joint venture covering systems in Texas with more than 1 million customers between them, the companies said Monday.
Honoring a NABET dispute with ABC, vice president Al Gore refused Monday to be interviewed by net crews as he attended the Fiesta Bowl between his home state, Tennessee, and Florida State in Tempe…
Barry Diller's local programming experiment WAMI is continuing its retreat from in-house fare, but execs insist the shift is temporary.
A Miami federal judge has expanded an earlier ruling that will now result in hundreds of thousands of additional DBS subscribers from losing their satellite delivered network signals.