The Screen Actors Guild is asking its 98,000 members to lobby against the FCC's new media ownership regs.
Markets & Festivals
Sony Pictures TV's "Life & Style," a younger, hipper version of ABC's "The View," has begun making the rounds of the TV-station groups to lock in time periods in firstrun syndication for fall 2004.
The Slamdance Film Festival has introduced the Audience Gallery Short Award for its upcoming edition, skedded for an eight-day run kicking off Jan. 17 in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Seattle Film Festival director Darryl Macdonald has been named executive director of the Palm Springs Film Festival. Macdonald was previously artistic director and a co-founder of the desert fest…
Pro football was back in a big way Thursday, as the NFL's season opener on ABC attracted the best ratings for any night of programming since the May sweep.