Dawn Steel is expected to close a deal this week to head Turner Pictures.
Warner Bros.' fifth-network blueprint has evoked the wrath of network competitors. "I can't see any of our affiliates going for that plan," said ABC senior veep for affil relations George Newi.
The Hong Kong government will referee the battle between Star TV and the Wharf Cable network over Star's right to have seven channels aired on the newly launched cable net.
Grosso Jacobson Entertainment has inked a deal with mystery novelist Mary Higgins Clark to produce three movies based on one of her books for NBC's "Friday Night Mystery" wheel, in association with…
Lucasfilm Ltd.'s THX Division announced that it will begin offering consultation services for building theaters, screening rooms, home theaters and postproduction facilities.
As Malibu fell prey Tuesday to roaring flames and Santa Ana winds, dozens of celebs -- including Dick Van Dyke, Rod Steiger, and George C. Scott -- evacuated their homes, which they feared had burned…
During the Oct. 25-31 Halloween week, ABC scored a primetime Nielsen treat with a bag of tricks that includes the second-highest rated "Home Improvement" ever.
The National Cable Television Assn. is asking the FCC to postpone action on a proposal allowing telephone companies to provide cable TV service in cities with up to 10,000 people.
Paramount loves a good fight: Sources said late Tuesday that the studio just snapped up the story of 16-year-old Dallas Malloy, the femme amateur boxer who won her first bout last Saturday, for a…
After weeks of powwows with studio toppers, longtime industry fixture Robert E. Relyea has been tapped for the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists exec production VP spot, it was announced Tuesday.
Veteran journalist William W. Marsh has been named president of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, the Munich-based stations announced Tuesday.