While most of the industry was shut down by Monday's massive earthquake, Turner Broadcasting went ahead Tuesday with its skedded half-day of promo material for the nation's TV critics, but the show…
The Laser Disc Assn. has named Phil Pictaggi chairman of the board for 1994. Pictaggi, a senior VP of MCA Home Entertainment Group, will oversee implementation of consumer awareness programs and…
Two veterans of the broadcast sales and research wars are trying to revolutionize the way advertisers buy time on cable networks.
Music industry sales veteran Jayne Simon has joined Geffen Records as director of sales, jumping ship from Zoo Entertainment.
Sumner Redstone has once again upped his ante in the ongoing poker game for Paramount Communications without topping the hand Barry Diller has already put on the table.
Still reeling from the early ayem pounding of the most powerful earthquake to hit L.A. this century, Hollywood took stock of the damage Tuesday as engineers at the major film and TV studios sifted…
William J. Wilkinson has been elevated to VP and exec assistant to the chairman at Capital Cities/ABC, a new position overseeing human resources and assisting chairman Thomas S. Murphy in overseeing…
Jaynne Keyes -- who two years ago left as head of the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting to become a William Morris agent -- is ankling the percentery Friday.
MAI, the media-to-moneybroking group led by socialist entrepreneur Lord Hollick, Tuesday staked its claim to become one of the ITV network's leading players by announcing a takeover bid for Anglia TV.
Mike Medavoy's exit from TriStar Pictures had been in the wind for more than two years, but the veteran executive's abrupt resignation Jan. 7 became the catalyst for widespread changes at Sony…
The environment will be the focus of a new mini pay cable network called the Eco Channel. "We're not planning to preach to our subscribers with left-wing, save-the-world programming," said Eric…