Isabel Miller has been named SVP of marketing at AMC, a report says. Miller is to handle consumer and ad-sales marketing.
To beef up its ad-sales operations, DirecTV has joined with Nielsen to measure ratings for the satcaster's ad-supported networks.
Word on the street is that spending is down at this year's cable upfront, according to one report. Tom DeCabia of PHD New York says specialty channels "will see growth," but general-interest networks have too much inventory.
FX's "Son of the Beach" delivers a heavy dose of bathroom humor, but it's not dumb, one reviewer says. The show's third season begins tonight.
MSOs are making efforts to underscore the differences in their business practices and those of Adelphia, a report says.
The Supreme Court yesterday refused to hear the satellite industry's appeal of the local channel must-carry law, reports say.