Perhaps taking a cue from the recent announcements of musicvideo channels incorporating home shopping, MTV will begin testing shopping programming on its MTV, VH-1 and Nick at Nite cable channels in…
At a packed NATPE seminar Tuesday, a clutch of producers and broadcasters argued that children's "educational" programming needs to find different ways to attract advertisers, convincing them that…
Pubcaster CBC's flagship nightly news show, "Prime Time News," leads the race for the 1994 Gemini Awards -- Canada's English-language TV prizes -- with 10 nominations, including best anchor nods for…
Bill Sheinberg has joined Spelling TV as senior VP/development, the company confirmed. Sheinberg, who had spent the previous seven years at MTM TV, has assumed a new post responsible for developing…
Katz Communications is on the verge of being sold to Dallas-based investment group Hicks, Muse & Co. The sale price, according to industry sources, will be approximately $ 265 million-$ 270 million.
On the heels of winning two Golden Globes Saturday night and his Directors Guild of America nomination Monday for "Schindler's List," Steven Spielberg has been named the recipient of the American…
Arnold Rifkin, William Morris' senior veepee and worldwide head of the motion picture division, has joined the board of councilors at USC's School of Cinema-Television.
Michael Lang was promoted to senior VP, business affairs, broadcast operations and engineering, a new post at ABC Television Network Group.
Time Warner Inc. investors filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday, claiming its board implemented a poison pill plan last week not to protect them against a creeping takeover but to safeguard its own…
The 11th hour is approaching but the wait goes on for professional traders still holding Paramount shares in the hope that QVC Network will make them an offer they can't refuse.
Blockbuster Entertainment chairman H. Wayne Huizenga said Monday he will buy the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He already owns pro baseball and hockey franchises and could end up…