Tribune Broadcasting prexy Dennis FitzSimons has added stripes at the Tribune Co., replacing James Dowdle as executive vice president of media operations.
Scribe Chris Murphy has sold his spec script "Rain Delay" to Paramount Pictures for a low-six- against high-six-figure package.
No. 2 U.S. Spanish-lingo net Telemundo has added broadcast affils in three cities and entered cable carriage agreements in two more.
Helmer Jonathan Demme's Universal-based Clinica Estetica Prods. had optioned Susan Orlean's nonfiction tome "The Orchid Thief," first published by Random House in January -- and had shopped around…
Tribune will acquire minority-owned Qwest Broadcasting in a $90 million-$100 million transaction that will give it a duopoly in New Orleans.
Chris Day, former vice president of Hollywood praisery Bumble Ward & Associates, has joined United Talent Agency as head of corporate communications.
Universal Music's online record label Jimmy and Doug's Farm Club launched Tuesday as Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. talked of a potential spinoff of the company's Internet music business.
The musical "Reefer Madness" nabbed five trophies Monday at the 1999 Ovation Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Theatre League Alliance.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has successfully completed its stock rights offering, which generated about $721 million for the company and added 49.7 million common shares.
The versatility and broad appeal of ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" has made it the perfect sweeps-month weapon and lifted ABC into position to challenge for its first households sweeps-month…
Connecticut-based producer-director Joel L. Freedman and his Cinnamon Prods. have taken the lead in a race to make a feature film about singer Janis Joplin.