Viacom Inc. named Taco Bell CEO John Antioco as chief exec officer of its troubled Blockbuster video unit Tuesday, filling the gap left by Bill Fields, who quit the video chain in late April.
Abbie Charette has been upped to vice president of production at Saban Entertainment, reporting to Lance Robbins, president of motion pictures and TV.
Sony Corp. unveiled its new Vaio series of notebook and desktop PCs Tuesday and said it would start selling the notebook PCs in the U.S. market on July 1.
Sheila E. has signed on as band leader of Twentieth TV's upcoming latenight talk-variety show hosted by Earvin ( Magic) Johnson.
Jonathan Levin, the schoolteacher son of Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment Monday night, killed by a gunshot wound to the head, according to an autopsy.
Adding earthquakes to the list of film projects based on natural disasters, the Avnet-Kerner Co. has optioned Peter Hernon's quake novel "8.4" for a four-hour miniseries for NBC.
Planet Hollywood Intl. Inc. has added several marketing and merchandising exec positions.
Canadian Satellite Communications Inc. began distributing Boston's independent television superstation WSBK to cable operators in the United States on Tuesday, taking over from Advanced Entertainment…
Emma-Kate Croghan, the Aussie filmmaker whose debut feature "Love and Other Catastrophes" garnered critical acclaim at the major film fests last year, is set to helm an adaptation of Phillip K…
Timo Lahtinen, chief buyer for Danish entertainment and film giant Nordisk Film, has announced he will step down from the company as of early next year.
Kristine Belson, senior VP of production at Columbia Pictures, will move to Jim Henson Pictures in the No. 2 slot behind prexy of production Stephanie Allain, the company announced Tuesday.