The Federal Communications Commission will leave it up to stations to decide if MTM TV Distribution's "Rescue 911," earmarked for a fall 1993 syndie launch, is exempt from the prime time access rule.
Claster TV will offer five series--nearly 200 half-hours of animation--for fall, including a 65-episode strip version of "Conan the Adventurer," the 40-seg "Pink Panther" cartoon (with MGM TV), 13…
Capital Cities/ABC Inc. announced yesterday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell radio stations WPRO-AM/FM, Providence, R.I., to Tele-Media Corp.
CBS and ABC have taken the expected step of scheduling their respective Amy Fisher "Long Island Lolita" telefilms for Jan. 3, six days after NBC's get-there-first presentation of "Amy Fisher: My…
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/Los Angeles is seeking an apology from Fox Broacasting Co. regarding a "In Living Color" skit about gays in the military.
A feature from Korea, a documentary from Australia, a cinematographer from India, for-profit and nonprofit organizations from the U.S., and two homegrown films from Hawaii took top honors at the 12th…
A government sting operation aimed at union activities, which included the set-up of a phony film production company in Santa Monica, has resulted in the arrest of James M. Moar, former union VP and…
Dove Audio announced last week that it has signed with Televisa of Mexico to become the first major American publisher of books on tape to secure distribution in a Spanish-speaking nation.
STEEL STEAMED: Dawn Steel was not at all amused when she picked up this month's copy of Los Angeles magazine. Accompanying a story about her was ... a photo of 20th Century Fox marketing prexy Andrea…
Even as Felix Awards were dispensed for the best in European filmmaking last week, the sponsoring organization, the European Film Academy, found itself confronting mounting criticism, an uncertain…
The on-again, off-again TV career of basketball great Earvin (Magic) Johnson is on again. He will join NBC Sports on nine regular NBA telecasts this season and the playoffs, starting with a Christmas…