"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.
Broadcast advertising revenues rose an expected 16% to $ 5.6 billion in the third quarter, boosted by record political spending in the period and a rise in key "bellwether" categories that could…
And that's the way it is at Discovery Communications. Legendary newsman Walter Cronkite has signed a three-year contract with the parent of the Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel, under which…
Columbia recording artist Mariah Carey copped six nominations to lead contenders for the 20th annual American Music Awards. Nomination were announced yesterday at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
AT FIRST GLANCE IT SOUNDS NOBLE and desirable: Let's get the broadcast networks to agree on standards to try to curb violence on television.
Producer Mark Goodson has been selected for induction into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, becoming the 57th person so honored.
E! Entertainment Television is taking a page out of Fox Broadcasting's programming stunt book.