The legal battlegrounds were drawn Monday between the Writers Guild of America, West, and three of its members in a dispute over use as a public forum of the Guild's electronic bulletin board.
Jacques Fansten, the Gallic helmer whose 1990 "La Fracture du Myocarde" is being remade by Steven Spielberg as "Cross My Heart," is now prepping "The Count of Monte Cristo." Fansten is writing the…
Network and cable exex will be descending on Capitol Hill Friday to testify before a Senate subcommittee exploring the topic of TV violence.
NBC presented its fall lineup to affiliates and advertisers Monday, with West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer acknowledging that the network was "not going to come back overnight" but saw its lineup as…
IN THE TRADITION of the Salkind air fleet and the Columbus Caravel, Cannes ' 93 has introduced a new promotional wrinkle. It's the giant, inflatable Arnie. The much larger-than-life blow-me-up is…
The president of Engineers Local 16 of the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians has said he will appeal the ratification of a new four-year contract with Capital Cities/ABC Inc. (Daily…
CBS, staring down the barrel of 22 new shows on NBC and ABC next fall, is expected to stand relatively pat with its lineup, based on the assumption that providing viewers some stability and…
NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol told affiliates gathered here Monday that the Major League baseball joint venture arrangement with ABC and NBC "will happen."
A surprisingly rancor-free annual NBC affiliate confab got under way here Monday with station bosses expressing optimism over the network's fall prime time programming slate and encouraged by changes…
Stuart Zakim has been promoted to vice president of East Coast publicity for Universal Pictures, moving into that post from exec director of national publicity.
Neal Vitale has been appointed vice president and general manager of Variety Inc., with responsibility for the operations of Daily Variety, Variety and Variety Europe. The announcement was made…