Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. has promoted Ryan O'Hara from chief operating officer of its TV Games (TVG) Network to president.
Leslie Moonves' ascension to co-prexy and co-chief operating officer of Viacom accomplishes what many have been predicting for years: CBS' assumption of Paramount TV.
In Hollywood, lying is often treated like a big joke. Oft-quoted producer Lynda Obst famously titled her showbiz memoir "Hello, He Lied," and now entire reality shows -- "Joe Schmo," "Joe…
Dan's the man -- at least for Bill Clinton the author. Doling out one of the "get" interviews of the summer, Clinton has agreed to sit down with CBS News anchor Dan Rather to discuss for the first…
The big fear about "product integration" has been that programmers will put the cart before the horse -- or in this case, the Pontiac GTO before the movie. Allegedly an "action-packed" drama, this…
Showtime, a Middle East pay TV joint venture backed by Viacom and Kuwait investors, is mulling going public next year.
Monaco will be awash with U.S. talent for the Monte Carlo Television Festival (June 28-July 3), with Cher performing a closing-night concert, organizers said Tuesday.
The power-sharing arrangement of Tom Freston and Leslie Moonves promises to catapult Viacom into a succession of policy and personnel changes that will re-shape the company.
Let the buzzing begin. Former USA exec veep-general manager Michele Ganeless has emerged atop the shortlist of possible candidates to replace E! topper Mindy Herman, who announced she was exiting the…
Helmer John Gray is reuniting with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, signing on to direct episodes of ABC's Roman drama "Empire."
Jerry Bruckheimer Television is expanding its exec ranks, tapping Kimberly Metcalf to serve in a newly created VP post.