News Corp. on Wednesday completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of Heritage Media Corp., giving the media conglomerate a greater presence in marketing services.
Comedy Central has promoted John Cucci to senior VP and chief financial officer. Cucci will oversee strategic planning and financial matters for the network, a 50-50 joint venture of Viacom and Time…
Leo Jaffe, the onetime Columbia Pictures chieftain who not only turned his lot into an oasis for talented producers and directors but also helped set in motion the changes that would forever marry…
Actor Mystro Clark has caught boogie fever. He's picking up the baton as the new host of "Soul Train," the syndicated weekly dance show that's hustling, bumping, grinding and freakin' into its 26th…
The influx of new syndie competition in latenight that began with the much-hyped Aug. 4 debut of "Vibe" and "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" hasn't dented the ratings of the established players in the…
ABC will air "Tom Clancy's Net Force" next year as a four-hour miniseries.
Fox 2000 has picked up a new twist on an old profession, optioning the comedy spec "Repo Girls" by first-time scribes Kristen Buckley and Brian Regan.
Thanks largely to third-party developer products such as Digidesign, and Sonic Solutions for audio and Avid Film and Media Composer, Apple's Macintosh computer system continues to be the darling of…
It turns out that the Primetime Emmys are safe for commercials after all. Arbitrator Edward J. Costello ruled Wednesday that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) has the right to hand out…
Bill Mechanic, chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, announced Wednesday that Fox Studios Australia --- the studio's first facility outside the U.S. --- will open next April, and he named…