In the struggle to maintain control of one of Canada's largest private media empires, WIC's recently revised board of directors has adopted a little-used poison pill to ward off the latest takeover…
Mark Badagliacca has been promoted to Paramount Pictures senior VP and chief financial officer, replacing outgoing exec VP, CFO and chief administrative officer Patrick B. Purcell, who has retired…
NBC will launch a new series, "One World," this fall as part of its Saturday morning teen block of educational and informational programming dubbed "TNBC" (Teen NBC).
Controversial and immensely popular radio personality Howard Stern will launch a one-hour Saturday latenight show on CBS' owned and operated stations in August. The as-yet-untitled show, which will…
Author Sidney Sheldon has signed with the William Morris Agency to rep him in film, TV and legit theater.
More Medavoy Management has upped one of its executive assistants, Peter Riche, to the position of talent manager. Riche will work on a varied set of More Medavoy clients that includes Liev…
Pixar Animation Studios may be a newcomer to animated films, but CEO Steve Jobs is already committed to matching Walt Disney Co.'s animated feature-a-year pace.
The Justice Dept. signaled once again that it is wary of too much concentration in the local radio market when it announced Tuesday that it has forced divestitures in two major radio deals, including…
Icon Entertainment Intl. has secured international rights to Irish director Thaddeus O'Sullivan's pic "Ordinary Decent Criminal."
Maureen Doherty, a former in-house lawyer for Michael Jackson's MJJ Prods. who filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the pop star after she was terminated, will not get her day in court. L.A…
One year after the departure of Christina Kounelias, New Line Cinema has appointed MGM's Frank Lomento as senior vice president of publicity and promotions.