Animator John Kricfalusi is in talks with Warner Bros. about producing new animated theatrical shorts based on his own characters.
ZDF Enterprises, a newly founded division of the German pubcaster, has named top exex and voted in its board of directors.
Producer Craig Anderson has acquired rights to three books he'll develop as TV movies under an overall deal with Columbia Pictures TV, including "JFK: The Last Dissenting Witness," about a woman who…
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences Board of Governors met last night to discuss a number of topics, most notably the org's decision to drop documentary shorts and live-action shorts from…
Paramount Domestic Television and Cox Broadcasting have completed a buyout of financially troubled Great American Broadcasting's stake in "Entertainment Tonight."
A U.S. District Court panel yesterday voted 2-1 to separate cable industry challenges to the new cable reregulation law, and to allow Judge Thomas Jackson to rule solely on the merits of the entire…
Columbia Pictures' "A River Runs Through It," Miramax Films' "Enchanted April ," Sony Pictures Classics' "Howards End," Warner Bros.' "Malcolm X" and Fine Line's "The Player" are the nominees for the…
The annual year-end purge of acts by record labels has begun, with such names as Kenny Rogers, Black Sabbath, Emmylou Harris and Sister Souljah among the list of victims for late 1992.
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.