Toho, a leading Japanese movie studio, posted record net profits of 4.1 billion yen ($39 million) during the six months ended Aug. 31, up 7% over the same period last year.
Director Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich") has joined the advisory board of AtomFilms.com and plans to exclusively produce several short films for the Netcaster as part of a two-year relationship…
Billy Dee Williams will receive a lifetime achievement honor from the Multicultural Motion Picture Assn. at the eighth annual Diversity Awards at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Oct. 23.
NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympics, which has received better scores from Nielsen judges in recent days, last week pumped the Peacock to the most decisive weekly victory for any net since Super…
Warner Music unit Elektra Entertainment Group has upped Brian Cohen to senior vice president of marketing. Until the promotion, Cohen had been vice president of marketing at the label, home to an…
Striking actors and advertisers resumed negotiations this morning for a 10th straight day amid continuing hopes of hammering out a settlement of the five-month work stoppage. Screen Actors Guild…
New Delhi cable operators went on strike Monday. Television screens all over the national capital region went blank, except for national broadcaster Doordarshan.
With ratings for the Sydney Olympics falling below projections, NBC has been forced to slow down its fall promo machine. To clear space for make-good spots to advertisers, the Peacock has started…
Challenging stereotypes about those with avid interests in both music and the Internet, Media Metrix research has found that roughly 7 million Americans age 50 or older visited music-related Internet…
When Willie Brown calls, attention must be paid. After one such call, San Francisco's film office has a new head. Martha Cohen was officially named exec director of the San Francisco Film and Video…
Ray Heacox, prexy/general manager of NBC-owned Los Angeles TV station KNBC, is ankling his post and leaving L.A. to become prexy of start-up company Media Ocean Inc.
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