Ted Turner has reached into his sales department to come up with a new president for Turner Sports, Mark Lazarus.
Producer/distribber Team Communications has established a new subsidiary, Team Intl. Distribution, and has hired industry vets Larry Friedricks and Paula Fierman as co-presidents of the division.
EchoStar CEO Charlie Ergen is going ballistic over Congress' latest proposal on satellite reform -- a proposal he says has come down so squarely on the side of the broadcasting industry that he no…
Despite picking up another two TV Week awards this year, including a gong for most popular comedy program, Australia's longest running variety show, "Hey Hey It's Saturday," has been axed after 28…
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch used the occasion of the 20th annual shareholders meeting his global media conglom today to talk about, of all things, the Internet.
Film industry vet Marc Platt has inked a first-look TV production deal with Artists Television Group.
Jack Welch, a corporate titan of nearly legendary proportions, has put a date on his planned retirement from the helm of General Electric, the parent company of NBC.
Britain's Granada TV has inked an agreement with Kerry Stokes' Seven Network to provide the Aussie broadcaster with much of its local programming.
Turner Broadcasting System Latin America is merging its marketing and public-relations functions into network-specific communications departments.
Continuing a companywide process of defining itself, USA Films has promoted Avy Eschenasy to executive veep, business affairs.
Disneyland Paris theme park operator Euro Disney said Tuesday that royalties and management fees paid to parent Walt Disney Corp. dropped its net income by 47% to 23.6 million euros ($24.8 million)…