CBS is mounting a cost-cutting program among headquarters staff in a bid to boost profits and prepare for its spinoff from Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s industrial businesses.
Nickelodeon plans to begin rolling out Aug. 23 the first new installments in four years of its popular cartoon series "Rugrats," with 13 original episodes to run during the coming season and a total…
Latin America net Teleuno has expanded its ad team with four new executives in response to greater distribution and subscriber growth and the increase in local and pan-regional advertising.
NBC, the most stalwart defender of free speech in network television, is raising eyebrows with its decision to keep an episode of "Leeza" off the air because the show was too friendly to the idea…
Philadelphia cable subscribers will soon get the games of three of the city's major professional sports franchises --- the baseball Phillies, the basketball 76ers and the hockey Flyers --- on a newly…
Miramax's Dimension label has sealed a two-picture deal with the comedy-writing team of Craig Mazin and Greg Erb, based on a pitch the company just acquired in a pre-emptive strike for what sources…
Moscow's 20th International Film Festival unspooled Saturday in the newly refurbished Rossiya Cinema in the center of the Russian capital, confounding the expectations of many who had doubted that…
In a historic development, China has for the first time allowed a film and television company to go public.
The Empire State Development Corp., with the help of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, has published a comprehensive guide to the tax advantages of filming in New York.
Philips president Cor Boonstra delivered a post mortem on the company's media portfolio over the weekend, confirming it was bailing out of all media investments, except for its 75% stake in PolyGram.
Russia's willingness to combat piracy appears to be assuming higher priority on government agendas, with a meeting between Russian Prime Minister Victor Chernomydrin and Jack Valenti, chairman and…