Manatt, Phelps & Phillips is launching a digital media consulting division out of its entertainment legal practice, and the firm has hired digital media vet Peter Csathy to pursue venture investments…
Amazon is extending its ambitious experiment in film production to television.
The Hollywood IT Summit, produced by Media and Entertainment Supply Alliance (MESA) and Variety, was a sell-out event last year on its inaugural outing. It returns today for a soph edition to the…
Darko Tresnjak's Old Globe outdoor "Hamlet" lives in the 16th century as surely as did Shakespeare himself. With the actors brilliantly clad by Robert Morgan in period garb, the festival stage brims…
MSNBC has tapped TV vet Jerry Nachman as veepee and editor-in-chief. The position was invented for Nachman, an Emmy-winning journalist who was once editor of the New York Post.
MSNBC has upped Erik Sorenson to the newly created post of president and general manager.
A rosy outlook for TV ad spending, the latest in vertical integration, and the cable industry's embrace of the Internet were among highlights of last week's annual PaineWebber media conference (Dec…