It's still against the rules, but it's going to cost stations a few thousand dollars less to violate the FCC's ban on indecent and obscene broadcasts.
Fox Sports News has hired veteran network news producer John Terenzio as senior VP and executive producer, overseeing all editions of the live nightly sports news show that's compiled by the Fox…
British Sky Broadcasting could be heading for more turbulence, with reports that its talks with the BBC concerning digital TV have run into difficulties, and that the satcaster is under pressure to…
Tara Griggs-Magee has been upped to VP-G.M. at Verity Records. With Verity since January 1995, Griggs-Magee will be in charge of all A&R at the label, which recently absorbed all gospel artists from…
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…
General Motors Corp. is set to become the first major advertiser to ink a long-term Olympics sponsorship pact with NBC in what could be the largest sports ad-buy to date.
About 50 employees and several other creditors have initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Seagull Entertainment, producer/distributor of such syndie fare as "Hollywood Connection" and "Tarzan: the…
Winning a fierce bidding war, Fox 2000 slapped down what sources said was a whopping $500,000 against $1 million (plus another $500,000 directing fee for pitchman Alan Shapiro) for a pitch for…
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.
The Pacific Insurance Co. of China (PICC) has started to issue profit loss insurance for film and TV productions, marking another step by China toward standardizing its entertainment business.