Wink Communications signed up a slate of new networks including CNN, ESPN, Nickelodeon and MTV for its interactive broadcast TV service, the company announced at the Western Cable Show.
Most of syndication took a hit during the Thanksgiving holiday week, but college football preemptions and the busiest travel day of the year couldn't stop Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" from hitting…
The Sundance Institute, now in its 17th year, has picked 12 projects to be included in its 1998 January Screenwriters Lab, part of a year-round series of programs offered by the Institute. The lab…
Universal's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" towered above its weekend competitors with a studio-estimated $32.9 million in its sophomore attack.
Sam Weisman, who directed Disney's surprise summer hit "George of the Jungle," has swung into action on Paramount's Steve Martin-Goldie Hawn starrer "The Out-of-Towners."
Despite the assertion Wednesday by Tele-Communications Inc. prexy Leo Hindery that "the sun has set" on the direct broadcast satellite industry, a couple of satcast industry infiltrators at the…
Dick Emery is ankling as chief exec of BBC World-wide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, to become chief exec of U.K. TV, the BBC's pay TV joint venture with Flextech.
Broadway's just dialed up an important new marketing tool. Hoping to do for theater what MovieFone did for cinema, the League of American Theaters & Producers, along with several co-sponsors, is…
As expected, it was perhaps the most cutthroat year ever for the Canadian TV buyers at the L.A. Screenings, with all of the major players chasing the same hot Hollywood properties.
Jeff Greenfield is jumping the ABC News ship and climbing aboard with CNN, according to a deal inked Thursday.