Falcon Video Communications, a partnership of Falcon Cable TV and the A.H. Belo Corp., has acquired five cable systems in two transactions.
Calling TV violence America's No. 1 health problem, panelists testifying before a House subcommittee yesterday called for better labeling of television programs containing violence and tougher…
Lee Currlin, a 14-year NBC veteran and currently senior VP of programming and program planning based in New York, will retire early next year, the network confirmed.
PentAmerica Pictures has pledged $ 100,000 to the Endowment Fund for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' center for Motion Picture Study.
QVC Network's latest filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission reveals just why Barry Diller bought a major stake in the home shopping channel last week.
Beverly Hills-based homevid supplier Academy Entertainment has hired two new sales exex and promoted two others as part of a restructuring--which will include a new telemarketing department --geared…
"Damage" director Louis Malle fired an angry salvo at the Motion Picture Assn. of America yesterday, after his film was rerated with an R in the 1,247th bulletin of the MPAA's Classification & Rating…
The combination of "60 Minutes,""Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and the Patty Duke-Loretta Swit vidpic "A Killer Among Friends" has nudged CBS ahead of ABC in prime time Nielsens results for the…
With an eye toward increased programming for the endless channel capacity of the future, ESPN has created the American Sports Awards, to be telecast on March 4.
In the year since buying the bankrupt Heritage theater chain, Samuel Goldwyn Jr. and his company are on a tear.
L.A. TV stations' restraint in covering an outburst of urban violence Monday was strictly news judgment, not a reaction to criticism of last spring's riot coverage, exex said yesterday.