Kirk Kerkorian's MGM may be the sick man of Hollywood, but it has furnished its new vice chairman, Chris McGurk, with a five-year compensation package worth at least $20 million, an MGM SEC filing…
Bud Paxson, chairman of Paxson Communications, is preparing a daily three-hour block of health programming for his family-oriented Pax TV broadcast network in the fall.
Richard Belzer, star of NBC's canceled drama "Homicide: Life on the Street," may have jumped the gun Wednesday when he announced on NBC's "Today" that "if the network doesn't screw it up, John Munch…
Suzanne Austin has been promoted to VP of marketing and promotions for Columbia TriStar Intl. Television and will report to Annie Morita, head of sales and marketing for the division.
The battle of the experts got under way in earnest Wednesday in the valuation phase of Jeffrey Katzenberg's lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. with the first witness explaining how he came up with a…
Dutch-based United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) moved to widen its footprint in Europe with an agreement to acquire Polish cable, digital direct-to-home (DTH) and program provider @Entertainment.
The B-52's, long one of the rock world's more cartoonish acts, may soon be livin' in their own, not-so-private animated skein.
Lou Mann will ankle as senior veep and general manager at Capitol Records Friday to become prexy of House of Blues Media Properties.
Internet retailer Reel.com has tapped Jeff Schwager as veep of content, signaling the company's plans to beef up its Web site with more original material.
When Czech entertainment company Bonton bought the Zlin film studio one year ago, it also inherited the oldest children's film festival.
Fox has paid mid- against high-six figures for "Naked Reverse," a spec script set on the gridiron, for Betty Thomas and Jenno Topping's Tall Trees to produce.