Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…
CBS Sports laid out its promotional campaign for the 1998 Winter Olympics and announced a promotional partnership with Coca-Cola's Minute Maid division at a press briefing Wednesday.
"Seinfeld" supervising producer David Mandel has inked a three-year $9 million overall deal with Walt Disney TV.
In response to a recent speech by Reed Hundt, Radio and Television News Directors Assn. president Barbara Cochran opined in a letter to the FCC chairman that broadcast journalism does not take a back…
Hollywood gets to keep its weapons lethal. Or, at least for movie and television purposes, fully loaded and lethal looking.
Warner Bros. Domestic Pay TV will produce a weekly half-hour music magazine series exclusively for DirecTV, to begin in February 1988.
Chris Adelmann has been upped to exec vice president of Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters, and will be responsible for all aspects of the development, establishment and operations of WB's exhibition venues…
Alan Saffron, an Australian-born toy and entertainment entrepreneur, has announced the formation of Mastermind Entertainment, a production and management company.
James Robert Baker, a novelist, filmmaker and poet, died Nov. 5 by taking his own life at his home in Pacific Palisades. He was 50.
The only thing that the three cable industry power players gathered as panelists for the opening general session of the 1997 Western Show were able to agree on fully Wednesday morning was that…