The two-hour premiere of Paramount's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" plunged through the worm hole and emerged light years ahead of all competitors during the week ended Jan. 10, with the debut episode…
Barry Kemp knows about creating sitcoms, both for established comedy stars ("Newhart,")"Delta") and for actors new to the comedy field ("Coach"). He's not sure which is easier.
Clear Channel Communications Inc. said Snowden Broadcasting Inc., with which its Clear Channel Radio unit has a joint venture, agreed to acquire a New Orleans radio station for $ 7.5 million.
Viacom Enterprises will show off its "Guts" at this week's NATPE confab.
Citing inefficiencies in the way payments are made to American and British copyright owners, the National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.K.'s Music Publishers' Assn. have formed a joint venture…
Mel Gibson has been chosen to receive NATO/ShoWest's Male Star of the Year award, during the March 11 final-night awards banquet at Bally's Hotel & Casino.
Comedian Paul Reiser realized he could think like a producer when he made a key decision on a HBO special he was making.
Credit Lyonnais Bank Nederland N.V. has sued Kodiak Films and its owner, Wolf Schmidt, for failing to pay a loan balance of about $ 15.45 million.
Hollywood's growing interest in timely projects dealing with such critical issues as AIDS and the environment intensified last week when 20th Century Fox acquired for producer Lynda Obst the highly…
THERE WAS A LANDMARK DAYin the network television movie business last fall. ABC, CBS and NBC each began production -- on the same day with the same scheduled finish day -- of a movie about the Amy…
ABC Entertainment VP of program planning and scheduling Alan Sternfeld is expected to receive a promotion that will also see his responsibilities expanded at the web -- picking up some of the slack…