Public Broadcasting Service prez Ervin Duggan has unveiled an initiative to bolster coverage leading up to the 1996 elections, promising in the process to redefine how public television covers public…
The Federal Communications Commission's proposed schedule to evaluate the primetime access rule is a "formula for procrastination," according to a company that wants the rule to be repealed.
The Federal Communications Commission agreed Wednesday to respond to a 4-year-old petition asking it to repeal the primetime access rule, which prohibits top-50-market network affiliates from airing…
The Arena Stage is reveling in its past with a polished production of Arthur Miller's "The Price" that includes two honored alumni of its resident company in the cast and staging by Irish director…
The Federal Communications Commission agreed March 23 to respond to a four-year-old petition asking it to repeal the primetime access rule, which prohibits top-50-market network affiliates from…
John Malone has seen the future -- the telecommunications future, that is -- and it belongs to the behemoths. Malone, president and CEO of Tele-Communications Inc., told a luncheon gathering of…
The Justice Dept. has filed suit against two Pennsylvania cable TV companies, alleging they failed to pony up more than $ 2.4 million in copyright royalties owed for carrying distant TV signals.
A capacity crowd of celebs from both politics and showbiz were on hand Sunday to salute five titans of the performing arts at the 16th annual Kennedy Center Honors.
The three-year law allowing the TV networks to police themselves on the issue of reducing vid violence expired Wednesday night, but the status will remain quo, says the law's sponsor, Sen. Paul Simon…
In a case that could decide whether authors can profit from those who satirize their work, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with the question of rap group 2 Live Crew's parody of Roy…
The 25th anniversary of the voluntary motion picture rating system is being celebrated with a new opinion survey that gives it a 75% approval rating from parents.