Dominant broadcaster MediaCorp is $70 million in the red, causing analysts to speculate whether it was forced to overspend to fend off rival MediaWorks, which launched last year.
No. 2 network GMA-7 is riding high despite the bad Philippine economy. It recorded sales revenues of 400 million pesos ($7.6 million) in August, its highest for a single month and it's challenging…
If your agent called to tell you he wanted a commission before he got you a job, you'd probably fire him. Traditionally, agents get paid only when they land work for clients. Yet a burgeoning breed…
In the late 1980s, Michael Ovitz pioneered the linkage between agencies and corporations when CAA wrested the Coca-Cola ad account from McCann Erickson. William Morris has been doing consulting work…
If the corporate side of the business is so great, why don't UTA and ICM have corporate agents of their own? Actually, they are in that business, say reps for both agencies, but each takes a…
George Lopez and Leeza Gibbons will host the 10th annual Diversity Awards, recognizing achievement in film and television. With a weekend of festivities, including a VIP reception and film…
After approving every major media merger for the past 30 years, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday resoundingly rejected the $14 billion EchoStar/DirecTV union as a monopoly that could…
Viacom said Thursday that it plans to repurchase up to $3 billion of its own common shares, indicating it is leaning away from making significant acquisitions at this time.
Vivendi Universal will ax 152 staffers in its Paris headquarters as topper Jean-Rene Fourtou begins his makeover of the media conglom's image from glitzy and extravagant operation to no-nonsense and…
Coalition partners bidding for the assets of fallen German broadcast giant Kirch Media were still shifting Thursday as management prepped a list of two bids.
SFB and ORB, regional pubcasters of Berlin and the neighboring state Brandenburg, have passed the first political hurdle to their merger.