Walt Disney's ESPN is joining a consortium of media and advertising concerns hoping to automate the practice of buying TV and radio advertising, a practice that remains somewhat arcane despite…
Two of the world's biggest advertising companies said Sunday they would merge, in a maneuver likely to affect big-spending marketers like PepsiCo and Coca-Cola as well as media companies like CBS…
Fox News Channel has long burnished slogans such as "Fair and Balanced" and "We Report, You Decide." But it may just as well have used this old chestnut: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." For years…
When a media company - old or new - presents new programs featuring John Stamos or Gwyneth Paltrow, why wouldn't an advertiser throw money at some of them? Ad buyers have a couple of answers. Shows…
Producer Nick Hamm convinced playwright Neil LaBute to create his first TV series by offering the lure of a low budget and a quick-and-dirty production cycle for an emerging premium channel. What's…
Imagine if your local bar served just one beer company's products. That may be the feeling one gets by consistently viewing programs on the suite of Turner cable networks owned by Time Warner as the…
Former Comedy Central exec Bill Hilary has joined cabler NuvoTV as head of programming. Hilary will oversee all aspects of the network's programming, including development, production, acquisitions…
Rochelle Deckelbaum has joined Ensemble, IPG Mediabrands' entertainment arm, as VP of branded content.
PR maven Jeanne Meyer is joining Al Gore's Current Media as exec veep of corporate communications.
Interpublic Group, the No. 3 ad conglom, has become the first advertising holding company to subscribe to TiVo's Stop Watch service, which promises second-by-second data on the viewing habits of its…
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%