Global Showbiz Briefs: China, UK

By | Wednesday November 9, 2011 @ 11:58pm PST

Advertising Up 12.5% For China’s Biggest Broadcaster
Foreign and Chinese advertisers will pay about $2.25 billion next year for time on China’s biggest television network CCTV. That’s up roughly 12.5% over 2011. That may seem high compared to the rest of the world which is generally chalking up low Read More »

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P&G And Walmart Team For Another Family Friendly TV Movie/Backdoor Pilot On NBC

Nellie Andreeva

Consumer product giant Procter & Gamble has partnered with Walmart for a fourth family friendly 2-hour movie/backdoor pilot to air on NBC as a time buy. The project, Magic Eye, centers on Tyler McFarland (Tony Oller), the captain of the … Read More »

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Procter & Gamble Producing 2-Hour Family Friendly Movie To Air On Fox As Time Buy

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Consumer product giant Procter & Gamble is expanding its initiative for funding family friendly 2-hour movies/backdoor pilots and buying primetime real estate to air them to a second network. After teaming with Walmart for 3 such movies on NBC, … Read More »

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Several Media Companies Attacked By ‘Here You Have’ Computer Virus

By | Thursday September 9, 2010 @ 5:07pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

We haven’t had one of these in a while: a computer virus hit several big corporations today, including Disney and Comcast. No major work disruptions were reported, just annoyance by email boxes overflowing with spam. If you get an email with ‘Here you have’ in the subject line, do not … Read More »

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