Universal's cable networks, including USA and the Sci Fi Channel, have hired Todd Saypoff as senior VP and chief financial officer.
Another telco is hitching its wagon to DBS as BellSouth on Wednesday became the latest Baby Bell to team up with a U.S. satcaster to co-market voice, video and high-speed DSL services at a discount.
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Home Entertainment, operator of Blighty's second largest video chain, Choices Video, reported a 17.1% increase in revenue to £120.7 million ($190 million) and an 8.7% rise in operating profit to $9.3…
As the candidates for California governor make their mad dashes for campaign cash, Arnold Schwarzenegger has backed away from previous statements he would not seek outside funds and has set ambitious…
The so-called auction of Vivendi Universal is turning into a slumber party. The French board members emerged from their much-anticipated four-hour Paris meeting Tuesday with "news" that it will…
Operation Smile has announced helmer/producer/scribe Tom Shadyac will receive the Universal Smile Award for his crowd-pleasing laffers --"Bruce Almightly" has rounded $240 million this summer -- and…
Sex scenes on British TV have doubled since 1997, reflecting more relaxed public attitudes, researchers said Tuesday.
Univision Network will co-produce the first Democratic presidential candidate debate with MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and air a Spanish-lingo broadcast two days after the live debate.
Teutonic multiplex operator CinemaxX has reported losses for 2002 and the first half of 2003, blaming hot summers, a slump in auds and increasing piracy.
Hollywood should brace itself for another rocky ride with writers. The complex and contentious issues of DVD residuals, jurisdiction over reality TV, healthcare costs and free rewrites have become…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has slammed the California recall election, becoming the first showbiz union to take a stand on the Oct. 7 vote.
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