As villains go, Maureen Lesourd --- prexy and G.M. of ABC-owned Los Angeles radio stations KABC, KTZN and KLOS-FM --- is a somewhat unlikely one. She's dabbled in advertising and in affiliate…
The Discovery Channel's Japan version has been launched, and it will be carried on the PerfecTV direct-to-home satellite platform, as well as some regional CATV services.
In a unique example of some Viacom corporate synergy, MTV will air a same-day simulcast this weekend of the new Showtime dramatic anthology series from brothers Tony and Ridley Scott, "The Hunger."
John Travolta, the star of such films as "Saturday Night Fever," "Pulp Fiction" and the current "Face/Off," will be the recipient of the American Cinematheque's career honor at its 12th Moving…
Inspired by traveling concerts such as the Lilith Fair and Lollapalooza, a group of independent filmmakers will hit the road this fall with Fuel, a monthlong film tour of 11 U.S. cities that will be…
A summer camp for top execs put together by investment banker Herbert J. Allen found some bitter media enemies and arch-rivals rubbing elbows, cordially for once: The guest list of a private dinner…
China Entertainment Television has named Gerry Tymon, a 25-year veteran of Canadian broadcasting and advertising, to the newly created position of chief operating officer of CETV Family Channel.
After breaking both legs during the shooting of "Letters From a Killer," Patrick Swayze's return to the big screen looks to be farther down the road than expected.
DreamWorks Records has tapped industry vet and Left Bank Organization prexy Bruce Tenenbaum to fill a key senior exec post where he will be involved in the long-range planning and growth of the…
William Wisher, who teamed with James Cameron to write "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," has been assigned the task of saving "The Exorcist" franchise from termination.