NCTAIf TV stations and cable systems can reach voluntary carriage agreements for broadcasters' digital signals, it would go a long way toward heading off mandatory must-carry regulations, FCC…
At a time when content producers are grappling with how to tackle the Web, Scott Zakarin, Troy Bolotnick and Rich Tackenberg, a trio who enjoyed early success through the Internet, are going…
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. will give its affiliated TCI Music a boost by adding the division's music video channel the Box to 3 million households over the next few years, the Box announced…
CBS' "The Last Don II" has begun its two-night run with unexciting numbers, well short of last May's first "Don," but strong enough to gun down ABC's "Waiting to Exhale" and NBC's "The Long Island…
NCTABill Gates, chairman of Microsoft, predicted that as it "rebuilds its plant and partners with technology companies," the cable industry "should be rolling out millions of set-top boxes early in…
Moscow's third Filmmakers Union Congress came to an uneasy, premature end April 29 -- and the main issues under discussion weren't creative ones, but problems of property ownership rights.
After NBC's success selling home videocassettes of its "Merlin" miniseries in 800-number spots after the special, Charles Hirschhorn, president of Walt Disney Television, is pushing ABC to sell…
Chad Christ, who appeared in Sony Pictures' "Gattaca," has been cast as the lead in the indie drama "Ricky Six," which begins shooting in July in Canada.
First-quarter profit at Planet Hollywood Intl. Inc. tumbled 91%, but the restaurant franchiser said Monday that its stable of celebrities should help boost the number of patrons at its movie…
Criticism of a controversial Japanese movie about convicted war criminal Gen. Hideki Tojo escalated Monday with North Korea calling the pic a "shameless" attempt to embellish Japanese militarism.
The Chinese government is demanding that a D.C. film festival cancel the planned unspooling of a feature about human rights issues in Tibet.