Univision Communications has upped Bert Medina to senior VP and operating manager of its second broadcast network, Telefutura.
Buoyed by a boffo jump in runaway production, the film and TV industry in Ontario brought in some respectable business last year.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has invited honchos from leading international media companies to powwow April 12 at Mip TV as part of the U.N.-backed Global Media AIDS Initiative.
FX has picked up the Steven Bochco war drama "Over There" and Andre Braugher starrer "Thief" to series. Orders give FX five original dramas -- more than any other ad-supported cable network.
MTV will add a whole batch of music networks, including MTV and VH1, to the portfolio of its advertising-sales maven Hank Close.
After months of rumors, Spanish telco giant Telefonica said Monday it is studying the possibility of floating part of TV production powerhouse Endemol, producers of formats such as "Big Brother" and…
Viacom has announced operational changes in its Teutonic music channels now that it has swallowed up MTV's former rival Viva Media. Music TV activities will be based in Berlin while the entertainment…
MTV Networks Intl. has upped Pierluigi Gazzolo to managing director for MTV Networks Latin America, filling a job that had been vacant since Antoinette Zel joined Telemundo as exec VP of cable…
In a year when the movies themselves didn't create much excitement, controversial comic Chris Rock helped the Academy Awards telecast on ABC attract a younger, more urban aud.
Luke Perry and Jason Gedrick have been given a "Ticket to Ride," while familiar faces Christopher Lloyd, Kristen Johnston and Dennis Haysbert also picked up new gigs in the latest round of pilot…
Fox Television Studios has upped Marney Hochman Nash to senior VP of scripted programming. Move is part of a restructuring that began last fall. Hochman Nash will report to David Madden, the exec VP…