MoonScoop and Mike Young Productions (MYP) are consolidating their sales and licensing activities into MYP’s distribution arm, Taffy Entertainment, following MoonScoop’s acquisition of a majority stake in the U.S. production company last October. Production activity will remain under MoonScoop and MYP. Taffy, which will be based in Europe and the U.S., now jointly incorporates more […]
Time Warner Inc.’s Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on its Common Stock, payable in cash on March 15, 2006 to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2006. This is the third quarterly dividend declared under the company’s dividend policy, which was announced […]
The mainstream media has exploded with news and commentary about yesterday’s announcement that The New York Times: – USA Today and USA Today both feature articles about John Lasseter, Executive Vice President Creative for Pixar and newly named Chief Creative Officer for Disney animation studios. The Times article may require registration to read. Of special […]
Miles R. Gilburne has decided not to stand for re-election to Time Warner’s Board of Directors in 2006. Gilburne said in a statement, “…I have concluded that my expertise and skills can best be leveraged at this time as a participant in younger companies with a more exclusive focus on digital products and services for […]
James Bombassei has been appointed Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Viacom Inc. Bombassei, reporting to Michael J. Dolan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Viacom, is responsible for all Investor Relations functions, including shareholder communications and the company’s relationships with securities analysts and money managers. Bombassei moves into his new function […]
Viacom Inc. has completed the transaction to separate the company into two publicly traded entities: CBS Corporation and “New” Viacom Inc. Shares of the two new companies commenced trading on the New York Stock Exchange on January 3, 2006, under the symbols: “CBS.A” (CBS Corporation Class A Common Stock) and ”CBS” (CBS Corporation Class B […]
Carrie Dumont has joined Cookie Jar Entertainment (from Nelvana) as VP of its business affairs group, AWN reports. Dumont’s duties will include leading the company’s expanding property acquisition, development, and merchandising activities. Her immediate focus will involve overseeing agreements with the roster of partners involved in The Doodlebops and Caillou.