A majority of 400 high-definition television viewers who recently watched John Glenn's return to space at Boston's Museum of Science deemed the experience "spectacular."
TV Azteca has signed an exclusive agreement with Buena Vista Intl. Television for broadcast rights to movies, series and animation.
Emile Gladstone, a lit agent with the Broder, Kurland, Webb & Uffner agency, has joined Michael Ovitz's new production/management entity.
Most publishers, concerned about offending Barnes & Noble, are assuming a wait-and-see attitude toward the giant bookseller's $600 million deal to swallow up Ingram Book Group, a subsid of…
Nielsen Media Research has signed long-term contracts with 12 advertising agencies, reinforcing its dominance in the gathering and publication of TV ratings.
Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group are discussing the creation of a joint venture involving Kirch's German commercial web SAT1, one of Mediaset's three terrestrial…
In the sole major acquisition of the London and Mifed film markets, Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films, has bought U.S. rights to the Alec Baldwin starrer "Thick as Thieves."
Young & Rubicam, the global ad agency that went public last May, has already filed a secondary public offering of 10 million common shares.
Sixteen members of the Screen Actors Guild's Hollywood branch were elected to the union's national board of directors in balloting completed late last week.
Twentieth Century Fox Television has upped Lisa Harrison to director of comedy development, in a move designed to broaden the studio's roster of writers working outside the TV mainstream.
While the holiday season for commercial fare got off to a running start with "The Waterboy," a number of specialized films also made impressive debuts over the weekend -- albeit with considerably…