United News & Media is attempting to extend its ITV empire by launching a takeover bid for HTV, the regional ITV station for Wales and western England.
Sending a message to its harshest critics and biggest clients, Nielsen Media Research has teamed with Lucent Technologies to develop high-tech means of measuring TV viewing and online usage.
Buzz has it that Warner Bros. TV senior VP of drama development Nina Tassler has had talks with CBS about a high-level creative position at CBS Prods.
Hollywood producers are mad as hell, and they aren't going to take it anymore.
Paramount Pictures has upped 19-year veteran Clark Woods to senior vice president and assistant general sales manager for the domestic distribution division of the motion picture group.
TriStar has a scientific question for Hollywood: Can an overgrown reptile have a Jurassic leftover for lunch?
Roger Armstrong, a well-known name in marketing circles after having worked at Universal Pictures and TriStar Pictures, has emerged as an attorney at entertainment law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips…
Granada Group has launched its friendly takeover bid for Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV, but faces a battle to persuade some powerful Yorkshire shareholders to accept the £711 million ($1.18 billion) offer.
Granada Entertainment USA president Scott Siegler has hired Dan Pasternack for the post of vice president, creative affairs. The division was formed just one month ago to bring Granada into the U.S…
When Family Channel's parent, Intl. Family Entertainment, agreed to be acquired by Fox Kids Worldwide two weeks ago, it was the culmination of an 18-month-long process, documents filed with the SEC…
Barraged with music tapes after he ran an ad soliciting music for "An Alan Smithee Film," scribe Joe Eszterhas has sealed a soundtrack deal for the collection of songs he's chosen with the rap label…