In shape for a possible public listing, Europe's largest advertising carrier, commercial broadcaster RTL, reported record profits Thursday for 1998 and projected further increases for this year.
Variety has created a nonprofit corporation, dubbed Variety Cares, which will raise money and distribute the funds to various entertainment-related charities.
Media group Pearson is selling its stakes in the Lazard investment banks and strengthening its strategic alliance with the Spanish telco Telefonica.
New Line has closed a deal with Tommy O'Haver ("Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss") to direct Gigi Levangie's screenplay, "White Trash Christmas."
Tempo at the Discop '99 TV market (Tuesday to Thursday) was even slower than the nearby Danube River's flow.
In a stunning turn of events, the controversial appointment of Pearson Television topper Greg Dyke to the most important job in British broadcasting was leaked by the Conservative party early…
Nicole Ungerman will assume the post of senior VP of business affairs at UPN, the netlet announced Thursday. She succeeds Layne Britton, who ankled UPN earlier this year. The promotion had been…
As the title chances of the New York Knicks fade, so have NBC's hopes of averting an NBA Finals ratings decline of historic proportions.
Columbia TriStar Home Video has upped long-serving exec Fritz Friedman to senior VP, worldwide publicity. Friedman will continue to report to Benjamin Feingold, president of the Sony Pictures…
In a package that has "big" written all over it, Disney has brought together producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Michael Bay and screenwriter Randall Wallace for "Tennessee," a feature set around…
Carl Rosendahl, chairman of f/x studio Pacific Data Images ("Antz"), has joined the board of directors of Digital Origin, a supplier of digital video production equipment and software.