Talk Media, the multimedia venture set up by Miramax in partnership with former New Yorker and Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown and former Vogue publisher Ron Galotti last July, is starting to fill its…
Statistical Research Inc.'s chances of creating a competitor to Nielsen have gone from bad to bleak, as CBS said it will probably not invest in SRI's Smart ratings system.
Michael Jackson has won an apology from the British tabloid newspaper the Mirror in his six-year libel battle to disprove allegations that his face was "disfigured and scarred" because of cosmetic…
British Interactive Broadcasting's consumer brand will be called Open, a name intended to convey the idea that the interactive TV service is "open for business."
Heavy investor demand allowed Rupert Murdoch's new film and television offshoot, Fox Entertainment Group, to increase the size of its initial public offering by almost 50% to $2.8 billion when the…
With a new general manager at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a new programming objective, the Hollywood Bowl has broken with form and announced its summer subscription series in the fall rather…
"Titanic" helmer James Cameron has inked an exclusive pact with 20th Century Fox TV and a first-look deal at Fox Broadcasting Co., which has already committed 13 episodes to Cameron's first TV series…
Martine Bazin has been promoted to sales manager, Europe, for 20th Century Fox Intl. Television.
Two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman will receive the 27th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award on Feb. 18, it was announced Tuesday.
The producers of the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow underwater thriller "Deep Blue Sea" have opted to divide the visual f/x work among 14 tiny companies in an effort to reduce costs.
Mark Whitaker has been named editor of Newsweek, one of several key promotions Newsweek chairman and editor-in-chief Richard M. Smith has made from within the newsweekly's ranks.