Citing violent content in the "Brooklyn South" pilot, a watchdog group is organizing a petition drive urging CBS stations not to air the Steven Bochco production.
A lack of technicians has delayed the launch of Zimbabwe's second private television channel, Munhumutapa African Broadcasting Corp. (MABC), from this month until Oct. 1.
C-Span is branching out into radio with a $13 million deal to purchase a Washington, D.C., station currently owned by the District of Columbia.
Jim Banister has had his stripes at Warner Bros. Online burnished anew, becoming VP and G.M. of the corporate/entertainment Net-based division of the studio.
BMG Distribution has formed Wasabi Music Group, an independent music distribution company that will act as a farm system for new and alternative acts. The BMG Entertainment arm has tapped independent…
As a result of declining market share, Telemundo Group continued to bleed red ink in its second quarter earnings report, which was released Thursday.
UCLA Film and Television Archives and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art kicked off "Electric Shadows '97: A Pan-Asian Film Festival" Thursday with a screening of King Hu's 1975 martial arts…
The Federal Communications Commission gave Bell Atlantic and Nynex the final approval the two telcos need before they close their $25 billion merger deal.
Cinemania, one of the premier film-related sites on the World Wide Web and one of Microsoft Corp.'s most successful ventures into CD-ROM/Internet hybrid publishing, is being "disappeared" this week…
The Shrine Auditorium will be the home of the 1998 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced on Thursday, confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, July 2).
Australian federal treasurer Peter Costello on Thursday approved U.K.-based Cable & Wireless' acquisition of Atlanta-based BellSouth's 24.5% stake in Optus Communications, an Oz telephony and feevee…