A decision Friday by the Federal Communications Commission to grant must-carry status for broadcast stations that exist on home shopping fare drew bitter dissent from the cable TV industry and a…
The parental advisory plan to warn of violent TV programming, unveiled this week by the broadcast networks, was scrutinized Thursday by a House subcommittee openly skeptical of the industry's motives…
Legislation introduced in the Senate Wednesday would place labels on films that are materially altered. Sens. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) and Howard Metzenbaum (D-Ohio) have offered a bill that would…
President Clinton ended months of speculation Tuesday by nominating Reed E. Hundt, a D.C.-based antitrust lawyer and old college chum, to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
The Federal Communications Commission Tuesday granted the request of Fox Television Stations Inc. for a permanent waiver of the newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership rule so that company owner Rupert…
An agreement by the television networks to present viewer advisories warning of programs that contain violence will be unveiled here today at a Capitol Hill press conference,according to an industry…
Reeling from what they called "one of the bloodiest months in TV history," 19 national organizations Monday formed a Citizens Task Force to battle video violence.
The FCC yesterday ordered cable TV operators to immediately freeze subscriber rates and said it would roll back prices where appropriate to competitive levels.
The cable television industry took a beating yesterday while trying to persuade a federal court to strike down portions of the new cable law.
Cable TV-originated children's programs are less likely to contain violence than those produced by the broadcast networks, but cable violence in general is on par with the webs, according to a report…
Showbiz labor unions have joined the industry's battle for an international trade agreement that protects against quotas on foreign film and TV programs.