Channel Four is understood to be looking at plans to launch a national radio station with entrepreneur Simon Fuller, the creator of the Pop Idol TV series. It aims to build Popworld, a Sunday morning pop show, into a radio brand in the UK.
Viacom’s president and chief operating officer Mel Karmazin has unexpectedly resigned from the group that includes MTV, CBS and Paramount Pictures. Karmazin’s position will be taken on jointly by Tom Freston, chief executive of MTV and Leslie Moonves chief executive of CBS.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is axing its energy drink Solstis to pave the way for a new product, possibly under the revived NRG brand. Experts say that GSK’s Nutritional Healthcare division is working on the new energy drink, with plans for a summer launch. The company launched Solstis in April 1999 with a campaign created by Ogilvy […]
Jazz FM, the GMG Radio-owned station, has signed electrical goods retailer Comet as the sponsor for its flagship Dinner Jazz show. The sponsorship starts this week.
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