Granada TV has poached two senior drama execs from rival ITV producer United Film & TV Prods., a move that confirms Granada's status as the top production company in the ITV network.
A strong performance from television operations helped lift Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. back into the black in the second quarter, compared with the 1996 period, when it was awash in red ink.
A hefty $323 million writeoff at Blockbuster pushed its parent company, Viacom Inc., into a $210 million loss for the second quarter, it said Tuesday, compared with a $26 million profit a year…
Home & Garden Television (HGTV) has reached an agreement with Granada Television to distribute a selection of HGTV's original programming on the Good Life Channel, a cable and satellite network…
Evergreen Media Corp. and Chancellor Broadcasting Corp., due to merge in coming months into a radio giant, both reported strong growth in second-quarter earnings Tuesday.
Kelly McGillis, returning to full-time acting after 3-1/2 years spent closer to home with her two children, is back at the center of several film, network TV and stage projects, including a starring…
New York-based holding company Interpublic Group --- which owns several ad agencies including McCann-Erickson and tallied about $18 billion in billings last year --- has acquired a majority stake in…
British Digital Broadcasting has awarded the contract to supply its transmission and distribution services to Castle Transmission Intl.
Harvey Entertainment Co.'s earnings fell to $183,000 from $1.1 million in the second quarter, reflecting Harvey's receipt last year of a one-time cash payment related to its Saban/Fox deal.
George Scanlon has joined Alfred Haber Distribution as executive VP and CFO. He comes to the music, variety and docu special distrib from Children's Television Workshop. * * * Music, video and book…