Veteran journalist William W. Marsh has been named president of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, the Munich-based stations announced Tuesday.
Julia Roberts closed a deal late Tuesday night to play Dr. Jekyll's chambermaid, as TriStar Pictures and the actress's agent confirmed that she has agreed to star as "Mary Reilly."
Though the town has been abuzz with several front-burner MGM/UA script titles for a few weeks now, United Artists prexy John Calley announced Tuesday that the banner's first acquisition is the…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will again air "Roc" live on Nov. 23 for the birth of the couple's baby. Viewers will be able to call in to name the child, with proceeds going to the National Safe Kids campaign.
Hong Kong switched on to cable TV for the first time Monday with Wharf Cable airing eight channels of its own and none of the Star TV channels required under a "must-carry" clause in its…
Robert Singer, creator-exec producer of the drama series "Reasonable Doubts" and "Midnight Caller," has become exec producer on ABC's "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," Warner Bros. TV…
The Chicago Baby Bell, Ameritech Corp., asked federal courts in Illinois and Michigan for permission to supply cable service in the five-state area where it provides local phone service.
While agents hold unprecedented power in Hollywood, command the best tables at the town's premiere watering holes and often earn multimillion-dollar salaries, there is one place where they are still…
Plagued by sluggish ratings and financial problems, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" is undergoing a top management shake-up, according to show sources.
QVC on Monday asked the Federal Communications Commission to delay or block transfer of Paramount's seven TV stations to Viacom.
Producer/writer Robin Lyons’ name was misspelled in Short Takes Monday.