Viewer's Choice, which is introducing its Viewer's Choice Continuous Hits pay-per-view service nationally on Feb. 1, will introduce a second channel of this around-the-clock PPV movie service at that…
Louis Mattioli, 38, publicist for the Arts & Entertainment Network as well as a writer, director and performer, died Dec. 1 in Manhattan following a sudden illness.
Superstation TBS has claimed its 11th consecutive annual 24-hours ratings win , with the basic cable network averaging a 1.4 rating/4.3 share and delivering an average audience of 803,000 homes for…
Retlaw Broadcasting is reportedly in the process of selling its CBS affil in the Salinas/Monterey market to Smith Broadcasting Group for an estimated $ 5 million-$ 6 million.
Turner Broadcasting System confirmed yesterday that it will launch Russia's first independent TV channel on Friday, as expected (Daily Variety, Nov. 23).
A writer has sued Whoopi Goldberg for allegedly copying the story in her children's book, "Alice," from his screenplay.
Low-budget filmmaker Troma Inc. sued New Line Cinema Corp. for $ 50 million, charging that New Line reneged on a deal to make a movie based on Troma's cartoon characters.
Dr. Jennifer Patterson and Howard Stringer, an adopted boy, David Ridley Stringer, Dec. 26. Father is prexy CBS/Broadcast Group; mother is non-pro.
R-Tek Corp. posted a net loss of $ 16.8 million ($ 3.25 a share) for fiscal 1992 that ended June 30.
The Grand Ole Opry has been named the 1993 radio inductee into the National Assn. of Broadcaster's Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Dean Salmon, sound mixer for more than 30 years, died Dec. 19 of natural causes at the Motion Picture Hospital.