Eric Tannenbaum succeeded in getting five pilots picked up during his tenure as Artists Television Group's prexy, but he also spent lavishly, hired executives at excessive salaries and had ungodly…
Adelphia Communications founder and controlling shareholder John Rigas resigned as chairman-CEO Wednesday, and the cabler's stock was halted from trading on the Nasdaq market after the company missed…
Normally it's Spidey who's chasing down the baddies. But an Oregon politico has come to the aid of Sony's web-spinner, urging Capitol Hill to cast a wide net to help trap Internet pirates.
The fierce battle between the National Assn. of Broadcasters and EchoStar has landed at the Supreme Court over the issue of whether satcasters must provide all local signals or none.
United Pan-European Communications, Europe's largest cabler, said Wednesday that losses narrowed for the first quarter, as the cash-strapped company continues talking with bondholders about ways to…
Rand Stoll has been tapped exec VP of domestic sales at Lions Gate Television. Move comes on the eve of the company's highest-profile launch to date, the June 16 unspooling of "The Dead Zone" (based…
Veteran financial exec Jane Waxman has been promoted to senior VP, planning and control, for Fox Filmed Entertainment. Waxman served most recently as the division's senior VP, controller, a position…
Studio Canal prexy Richard Lenormand will take over Vivendi Universal's TV production arm Expand, replacing Dominique Ambiel, who ankled last week.
Gemstar TV Guide said a hefty one-time accounting charge led to a $207 million loss for the first quarter as revenue dipped 13% to $297 million.
Tommy Gargotta has been upped to exec VP of creative advertising for Sony's Columbia TriStar Marketing Group.
Capitol Hill solons admitted Wednesday there is little they can do to stop Librarian of Congress James Billington from announcing the new royalty rate Webcasters will have to pay record labels and…