Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Kristin Gerlach has been promoted to VP, broadcasting-legal, at Capital Cities/ABC. She was senior general attorney, law & regulation, principally representing the ABC network. A 12-year company…
Decker Anstrom, who's served as acting president of the National Cable Television Assn. since July, will be tapped to fill the prexy post on a permanent basis today, according to industry sources.
Buena Vista Intl. has chosen Barcelona-based Laurenfilm as its new partner for theatrical distribution in Spain, replacing its year-old deal with C.B. Films.
Times Mirror Co. completed its two-part sale of four broadcast television stations to Argyle Television Holdings Inc. The company said the second part of the deal consisted of the sale of CBS…
Turner Home Entertainment will back its March 16 homevid rollout of the Civil War epic "Gettysburg" with its largest marketing campaign ever, bypassing pay-per-view and offering a 100-day retail…
With the news that Barbra Streisand is considering taking her act on the road for the first time in more than two decades (Daily Variety, Jan. 3), concert promoters nationwide are clamoring to land…
The debt-strapped Ferruzzi Finanziaria SpA group has taken over complete control of Italian TV station Telemontecarlo, the company said Tuesday.
Eric Mitchell was named director of financial planning and analysis for Sony Pictures Entertainment Tuesday, a promotion from manager in that area.
Tensions are escalating between the powerful handlers of publicity-shy movie and music stars and the studios and record labels looking to use those stars to promote their projects.