Fox's highly promoted firstrun summer series "Roar" got off to a noisy start Monday, winning its hour in homes, adults 18-49 and 25-54, and all key adult male demos.
Beefing up his production corps, manager/producer Jonathan Krane --- who recently signed a two-year, first-look deal with Fox 2000 (Daily Variety, May 15) --- has hired Lori Weintraub as executive VP…
CNN's special hour-long edition of its "Burden of Proof" show featuring the cable news network's first full post-murder interview with O.J. Simpson tripled the program's average rating for the second…
Guy Laurence, the London-based exec VP of international distribution and marketing for MGM/UA, won't renew his contract when it expires at the end of this year, the studio confirmed Tuesday.
Seven broadcast networks and a dozen cable webs are skedded to screen programming and participate in a daylong fall TV season highlights day on July 26 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at the Leonard H. Goldenson…
Leonard Klady: Gross Behavior
MDP Worldwide has upped Nathan Scott from director of finance to VP of finance and treasurer, the company has announced. Scott's responsibilities will include MDP's production accounting, corporate…
One of the World Wide Web's success stories, the Internet-based news columnist Matt Drudge and his encyclopedic Drudge Report, has been snapped up by the Net's biggest entity, America Online, for…
Since he helped to create the advertising and marketing campaign for Paramount's "Rosemary's Baby" in 1968, Steve Frankfurt has espoused the philosophy that "the line between Madison Avenue and…
Neal Tiles has ankled ESPN to join Fox Sports as senior VP of marketing. Tiles will be responsible for all marketing and promotion for the sports division of Fox Broadcasting. He'll report to Tracy…