ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
If you want to access a Hollywood actor and haven't a personal relationship with a top talent agent, try to establish one with a producer who works with the actor or a junior agent in the team: It's…
Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to sell its radio station and billboard businesses to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for $678 million, giving Paxson the cash to complete a recent spate…
Walt Disney's "Hercules" conquered the exclusives roster during its first weekend at the newly renovated New Amsterdam Theatre in Gotham. With help from lofty ticket prices, Disney's 35th full-length…
Chinese Singaporeans who subscribe to pay TV have a new choice in programming: product from Hong Kong and Taiwan in the original language of Cantonese or Hokkien.
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
Electronics makers Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. said Thursday they will raise the price of some consumer audiovisual goods in Thailand beginning in September because of the depreciation of Thai…
Like the finale in a dazzling if somewhat uneven fireworks display, the 1997 summer movie season is going out with a bang: Ten wide releases will burst onto screens in the season's final two weekends.
Actor Wayne Knight, known to most as the demented postman Newman on NBC's "Seinfeld," has inked a three-year deal with Carsey-Werner to appear as a recurring character on NBC's "3rd Rock From the…
Making its first foray into the telefilm arena, Trimark Pictures is near completion on two telefilms for the USA Networks.
Tribune Co. flagship WPIX New York unveiled its fall sked Thursday, highlighted by the addition of "Frasier" to its late weeknight lineup, and a shift for the dynamic pair "Hercules: The Legendary…