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…
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…
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…
Newly merged public relations firm PMK/HBH has restructured its management under topper Pat Kingsley, while longtime partner Lois Smith has taken on a reduced consulting role.
New York-based holding company Interpublic Group --- which owns several ad agencies including McCann-Erickson and tallied about $18 billion in billings last year --- has acquired a majority stake in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Damien Chazelle and Barry Jenkins on That Oscars Shocker: The Morning-After Interview
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner