Cost-conscious Mexican media conglom Televisa is scaling back its exports subsidiary but has nixed the sale of its publishing division, company sources say.
A rejuvenated city that has long grown tired of being a butt of America's jokes is finally getting the chance to tell a few of its own (even without the help of favorite son Drew Carey).
Fifteen PBS TV stations got an early delivery from Santa this year as radio host Gary Null broke PBS' fundraising record by single-handedly soliciting $3.5 million during his on-air pleas for viewer…
Celine Dion nabbed honors as the top-selling artist of 1998, according to the Recording Industry Assn. of America.
Just call it perky vs. persnickety: "Friends" overtook "Seinfeld" as the most-watched syndie off-net sitcom strip for the first time in the week ended Dec. 13.
James Houghton, the founder of Gotham's Signature Theater Co., has been appointed artistic adviser at Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater.
Gotham TV producer Broadcast News Networks has been signed by Court TV to produce episodes of "Crime Stories," the cable web's new one-hour series.
An unfinished work from director Akira Kurosawa will be made by his production company next spring.
Miramax Distribution will host ShoWest '99's final luncheon March 11.
WNBC has snatched away another major Gotham event from WPIX, locking up exclusive broadcast rights to the annual New York City Marathon through 2003.
Joseph Vilsmaier's "The Harmonists" will kick off the eighth annual New York Jewish Film Festival, which runs Jan. 17-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.