Candace Carlisle's new role and previous position at BBC Lionheart were incorrectly described (Daily Variety, Oct. 22). Carlisle was formerly VP, PBS sales, and is now VP, PBS co-productions and…
ABC has taken expected scheduling steps affecting three nights of programming , shelving "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" in favor of reality series and deploying Roseanne and Tom Arnold-produced…
Black Entertainment TV is investigating how to recoup some $ 700,000 that it says were "unauthorized payments" by the fledgling cable company .
MTV parent Viacom Inc. saw its balance sheet climb higher into the black, reporting yesterday third-quarter net earnings of $ 45 million (37 cents per share) compared to a loss of $ 12.7 million (11…
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest has re-emerged as a possible investor in the United Kingdom's new Channel 5, after abandoning plans to bid for the license six months ago.
An A-list of German media heavyweights, mostly connected at some point to the powerful Axel-Springer Verlag, have launched a new consultancy group dubbed GME, based in Hamburg.
CanWest's Izzy Asper has described as "academic" a late bid for the Aussie Ten Network by representatives of Rupert Murdoch.
VIRTUAL DEAL: Military contractor and pioneering virtual reality developers Evans & Sutherland, and Simgraphics, a leader in three-dimensional graphic software, are talking with Iwerks Entertainment…
Hu-Yu, owner of the North Hollywood eatery City Wok, stepped up to bat against MCA Universal this week and wokked to first base.
Twentieth TV exex have denied a report in yesterday's Daily Variety speculating the subject of a sales meeting this week involved development of a marketing plan for "The Simpsons." Although there is…
Entertainment companies are tapping into the private placement market big-time.