Network lawyers have been invited to the Justice Dept. to make the case for eliminating fin-syn-related antitrust consent decrees, industry sources said Thursday.
Twentieth Century Fox will release "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" and "Rising Sun" back-to-back this summer, with opening dates skedded for July 28 and July 30, respectively, according to exhibition…
Mary Steenburgen, who co-stars with Tom Hanks in the upcoming Jonathan Demme outing "Philadelphia," has been cast opposite Charles Grodin and Kieran Culkin in MGM's "A Summer Story," which is to…
Reporting its manufacturing-division results down 16% in first quarter 1993, French group Chargeurs announced plans to dramatically accelerate its restructuring Thursday.
"Good Morning America's" week of remotes from New Zealand produced a series of "g'days," as the ABC morning show easily won the May 3-7 week for Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings.
They've taken Manhattan, pulled off a great caper, and retooled Dickens opposite Michael Caine in last year's "The Muppet Christmas Carol." Now the Muppets will take to the Seven Seas in "The Muppet…
Clarifying the new conservative government's position on the TV sector, French communications minister Alain Carignon said he would relax rules preventing any shareholder from holding more than a 25%…
ABC has finally set a long-in-the-works deal with Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods. calling for the couple to develop series and specials for the network (Daily Variety, April 14).
Television New Zealand reported a 14% lift in consolidated profit to $ NZ23. 3 million ($ 12.1 million) for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31; with extraordinary profits added, net profit tally rose to…
In remarks to shareholders at the company's annual meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, Capital Cities/ABC Inc. president and chief executive Daniel B. Burke said the company has been racking up so-called…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal with Columbia Pictures TV on a two-year renewal of the comedy "Married ... With Children," the only surviving series from the initial April 1987 prime time…