Time Warner is convinced the TV viewing audience has changed since the flop of the Warner QUBE experiment in the late 1970s and early '80s, and that's why the company is aggressively pursuing…
LOUIS JORDAN, in his classic novelty hit "Saturday Night Fish Fry," said of New Orleans, "All through the week/it's quiet as a mouse/but on Saturday night/they go from house to house."
Orion Pictures will receive a $ 500,000 cash infusion for the sale of worldwide TV licensing rights for a "RoboCop" series to Canada's Skyvision Entertainment.
The Talent Agency Act will once again be put under legislative scrutiny as a newly proposed state assembly bill seeks to restore criminal penalties to the act and put a state-controlled limit of 10%…
Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) is planning oversight hearings in late May to explore whether progress has been made at limiting TV violence.
Movie director Spike Lee finally made it to the University of California, Irvine, campus for a talk postponed a year ago at the height of Los Angeles-area rioting.
Vicki Lawrence, who has declared herself at war with the producer of her syndicated talkshow (Daily Variety, April 27), said Wednesday that her physician has ordered her to rest and avoid stress.
NBC has signed a new four-year, $ 750-million deal with the National Basketball Assn. that includes an unprecedented profit-sharing arrangement.
Reflecting their anxiety over criticism voiced at February's Monte Carlo Television Festival and Market, event organizers have taken steps to significantly cut prices at the main market venue, the…
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-Executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
After six consecutive weeks of declines, most syndie shows appear to have leveled off in the Nielsen national barter rankings.