The week leading into the May sweeps proved to be a dull one for most syndie strips, but a few weeklies got off to a head start in the ratings period ended April 25.
Escalating a mandate to make mainstream movies with a message, "Dave" co-producer Lauren Shuler-Donner has at least four more features in development that will address everything from "Dirty Water"…
THE CORNER OF Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards in Beverly Hills has always been a gathering place for people who have something to complain about.
The first quarter of 1993 resulted in a 5.4% growth in residuals earnings, compared to first-quarter 1992, for members of the Writers Guild of America West.
The controversial BBC telefilm "Damned in the USA" will make its American television debut on May 14 as an offering on the Playboy Channel.
With the upfront sales season upon them, Columbia Pictures Television Distribution and MCA TV Wednesday announced the formation of in-house barter units.
Morgan Creek Prods. has upped production controller Todd Smith to VP, production control. He will oversee labor relations and production aspects on "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and Dennis Hopper's…
First quarter, Jan. 1-March 31, 1993 Jan.-March '93 Jan.-March '92 % change TV programs Domestic free TV 8,557,189.25 8,819,699.34 --3.0% Foreign free TV 2,308,474.25 2,413,990.32 --4.4%…
Befuddled cable operators, take note: The FCC plans a tutorial May 13 to explain the staggeringly complex rate regulation decision released this week.
The race to get competing Wyatt Earp features off the ground intensified Wednesday when DennisQuaid was signed to star as Doc Holliday opposite Kevin Costner in Warner Bros.' "Wyatt Earp" and Dana…
The two leading cable TV shopping channels are furthering expansion into new areas of retailing.