ABC's lighthearted ad campaign celebrating the idea of people vegging out in front of their TV sets has drawn fire from the D.C.-based consumer group TV-Free America.
Giving a push to the digital videodisc bandwagon, Universal Home Video has joined the DVD Video Group, the marketing association tubthumping for the freshly introduced homevideo medium.
Walt Disney Co. neared the end of an auction of ABC's publishing assets with a deal to sell the Pacific Northwest Publishing Group to Lee Enterprises for $185 million.
The KTTV morning newsmagazine "Good Day L.A." beat KTLA's perennial market leader "The KTLA Morning News" in the household ratings for the first time for the week ended Friday, tallying a 2.9…
The foreign B.O. came off the boil a bit last weekend due to a scarcity of strong U.S. entries in major markets, but "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" continued to sizzle in Japan and the U.K., and…
Primestar, which distributes packages of cable networks, movies and sports to satellite dish owners, will add Discovery Channel's Animal Planet next month, along with three pay multiplexes --- HBO…
Jamie Kellner, CEO of The WB TV Network, and Garth Ancier, the weblet's entertainment president, on Monday questioned rival UPN's midseason strategy of launching a new sci-fi movie night on Thursdays.
Japan's Fuji Television Network will be honored Sept. 15 for its global achievements by the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a black-tie event at the Gotham's…
To "reduce the hype factor," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has revised its rules on Oscar promotions, banning review quotes and phone solicitations, and offering stricter definition…
Hollywood studio ventures on the World Wide Web may be making money, breaking even, or getting close, and all seem to have serious business plans that anticipate real revenues. But no one is talking…
Canada's principal pool of production money, the Canada Television and Cable Production Fund, has exhausted the entire C$82 million ($59.9 million) budget of its license fee program.