Bill and Camille Cosby have made a grant to USC to fund a new screenwriting program for African-American writers that will be named after Camille's father, Guy Alexander Hanks.
Beau Bridges, Mariel Hemingway and Sinbad will host the CableAce Awards at the Pantages Theatre Jan. 16. Turner Network Television cablecasts live at 6 p.m. * * * Members of the National Education…
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles has sued the producers of an HBO film called "Virgin High" for using footage of a Catholic church in Beverly Hills without permission.
Vice President Al Gore will headline the Superhighway Summit, a daylong seminar hosted by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Jan. 11 at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Revenue shot up and losses fell at Intl. Cablecasting Technologies Inc., as the music programming service built up its business. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, the company lost $ 4.7 million, or 15…
The Walt Disney Co.'s Christmas pic, "The Three Musketeers," has run into ratings problems in Sweden. Distrib Buena Vista wants the film to get a rating that would allow anyone over the age of 7 to…
American Public Radio is planning to become more international in focus and said Monday it will be changing its name to Public Radio International.
James E. Hescox was upped to executive VP for MCA Development Co. Hescox, who was senior VP, will continue to oversee commercial real estate development of the 420-acre site at Universal City. He has…
Liz Irvine and Brock Maylath, Sept. 4, Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Both work in the creative advertising department at 20th Century Fox. Bride’s an exec assistant; groom is an exec…
Film selection is under way for screening and competition at the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, skedded March 4-13.