An influential House member is seeing red over ESPN's decision to pay $600 million for NFL rights -- a deal which he fears will inevitably lead to rising cable rates. Congress will step in "if…
ABC is planning an aggressive slate of summer programs, including a sketch comedy show possibly with Drew Carey, a reality show with Cindy Crawford and a gameshow, according to Alphabet web execs…
Veteran PR specialist Jasmine Madatian has joined Paramount as senior vice president of national publicity for the motion picture group, where she'll be responsible for national publicity for all of…
Dutch director Peter Delpeut's "Felice ... Felice" is set to open the Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which runs Jan. 29-Feb. 9.
Former world heavyweight boxing champ George Foreman has endowed a $100,000 scholarship for aspiring broadcast journalists at the U. of Texas at Austin.
Televisa reported a lower-than-expected 3.6% real-terms increase in upfront TV ad spending for 1998. The Mexican media conglom announced deposits of 6.7 billion pesos ($836 million). Pre-sale coin…
R “Club Vampire” (Concorde Pictures); “for strong violence and gore, sexual content and some language.” “Eruption” (Concorde Pictures); “for some violence and language.” “Johnny Skidmarks” (Johnny…
For the first time in its history, television's WB netlet has tied rival UPN in season-to-date primetime Nielsen averages, and WB did it on the last night before it picks up the five stations from…
Nominees for the 12th annual Gemini Awards honoring excellence in English language Canadian television were announced Monday by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
President Clinton and Disney CEO Michael Eisner have taped a joint introduction to ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney" civil rights movie "Ruby Bridges," which will air at 7 p.m. Sunday. Telefilm…