EMI Recorded Music confirmed Monday that it has named industry pioneer Jay Samit senior veep of new media, signaling a beefing up of its online efforts.
Advertisers shied away from TV Azteca in the first quarter, as No. 2 Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca reported a 22% decline in revenue.
Rapper Eminem, whose debut "The Slim Shady LP" is the nation's bestselling rap album, has inked a worldwide co-publishing deal with Famous Music.
Regal Cinema's parent, Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, is one of three contenders bidding for the 900-screen U.S. circuit being auctioned by Australia's Hoyts Cinemas.
After more than 60 years without a permanent venue in which to screen its vast library of titles, Italy's National Cinematheque will open its own theater in Rome this year. It has also announced…
NBC is killing sudser "Another World" after 35 years as part of an effort to get more affils to carry the Peacock's daytime programming in-pattern.
Music industry vet Larry Stessel has bowed Trillium Entertainment, a marketing outfit for recording artists, independent labels and Internet firms.
The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a complaint from off-camera workers at ABC who feel that the net acted improperly in locking them out for 11 weeks.
Director Stephen Herek is close to a deal to develop Paramount's vidgame-based actioner "Tomb Raider," which the studio hopes to turn into an event film for release next summer.
The New York Mets are off to a solid ratings start on WPIX, while their Bronx competish continues to do well on WNYW.
Actress Renee Zellweger, who paired with Tom Cruise in "Jerry Maguire," is near a deal to star as the object of Jim Carrey's affection in the Farrelly brothers' "Me, Myself and Irene" for 20th…