The Caucus for TV Producers, Writers & Directors has tapped a slate of officers, with longtime member Chuck Fries as the new chair for the next two years.
Capitol Hill again spared broadcasters Monday from having to offer across-the-board discounts to federal candidates buying airtime for political ads.
Rival execs at Germany's struggling Kirch Group and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. slugged it out in a war of words over the debt-ridden Teutonic TV giant on Monday.
Corus Entertainment has sold the kids' book publishing house Klutz to Scholastic for $43 million in cash plus a three-year earn-out based on revenue.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters on Monday asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate whether XM Satellite Radio is circumventing the rules by trying to air locally in various…
William Morris has inked a deal to acquire Gotham-based music agency Premier Talent, bringing veteran booking agent Barbara Skydel into the fold as a WMA exec and expanding the tenpercentary's music…
A top News Corp. exec said Monday the troubled U.S. advertising market may be on the mend, as the company's ad revenue grew by some 4%-5% during the first three months of the year.
SAG staff continued Monday its spin campaign to sell the Guild's tentative deal with the Assn. of Talent Agents to revamp the master franchise agreement.
Media group Pearson has posted a loss of £391 million ($556 million) for 2001, compared to a profit of $255 the previous year. Sales were up 9% to $6 billion.
Prisa, Spain's second largest media group, is riding Spain's recession well, reporting net profits of 76.7 million euros ($66 million) for 2001, just 17.2% down on a year earlier.
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