It may be too early to break out the champagne, but investment bank Veronis, Suhler & Associates regards U.S. media as virtually recessionproof through the new millennium.
Imagine Entertainment founders Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will be feted early next year at the syndie biz's annual sales confab in New Orleans with the NATPE org's creative achievement award. The…
Public broadcasters will get their first hike in federal funding in five years under the federal budget signed into law Wednesday by President Clinton.
NBC has picked up a full season of its frosh Monday comedy "Will & Grace," the first new show to get a full-season order this fall.
Polygram has recovered from its disastrous first half of the year to post stronger figures than expected for the third quarter, despite the destabilizing effect of the Seagram takeover.
Children's Television Workshop has upped Janice F. Hearty to veepee of public affairs and communications.
With its tongue firmly in its cheek, Dimension Films has optioned the comedic spec "Scream if You Know What I Did Last Summer," from spoof writers Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer.
CBS and 20th Century Fox TV are close to a deal with Arsenio Hall to star in a three-episode arc of the frosh action comedy "Martial Law," which may lead to a permanent role on the show.
Chris-Craft Industries got a couple of breaks in reporting a 221% increase in third-quarter earnings, including United Paramount Network's delaying the premiere of its fall schedule to early October.
Jonathan Wald has been upped to senior broadcast producer for "NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw," while Ben Sherwood has been named senior producer of the newscast.