Seagram Co., now the parent of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, will this week repay a $260 million off-balance sheet film financing owed to Sumitomo Bank and ING Baring, in the latest sign PFE's…
With a name change to CTV Inc., the consolidation of Baton Broadcasting Inc. and CTV Television Network is now complete, president and CEO Ivan Fecan announced at the company's annual general meeting…
In response to NBC's charges that flaws in Nielsen methodology have caused a decline in 18-34 viewership, a new Nielsen Media Research report maintained that NBC and TV in general have for years…
Work in 154 feature films and 183 primetime TV and cable programs, representing 1,399 performances, are eligible for consideration in the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
German media giant Bertelsmann has again dismissed rumors that it is interested in buying EMI, but it has admitted it may consider merging its music division, BMG, with the British music major.
Gotham-ites love NBC's "Today." The venerable morning show saw its adult 18-49 and 25-54 demo ratings soar, while its competition declined, in the nation's top TV market during the November sweeps…
A Hispanic member of the Writers Guild of America has filed a $138 million class-action lawsuit against the union and CBS, alleging that she and other Hispanic writers are being deliberately excluded…
The verdict is in: Warner Bros.' "Judge Mathis" is headed for a fall 1999 syndie bow.
ITV network company Carlton has been fined $3.4 million for broadcasting a fake documentary about drug smuggling, by far the biggest fine in British TV history.
Linda Berkeley has joined National Geographic as head of a new enterprises group formed to extend the explorer magazine's brand into licensing, merchandising, retail and catalog activities.
Fox will debut the midseason animated comedy "The PJs" on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 p.m. before moving it permanently to Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. after "King of the Hill" on Jan. 12.