Capital Cities/ABC and Bertelsmann have emerged as rival candidates to buy Grundy Worldwide, the international TV production company owned by Australian millionaire Reg Grundy.
CBS held its own over the holiday weekend to continue its march toward a likely November sweeps win, but NBC enjoyed the biggest ratings feast with its Thanksgiving-night telecast of "Home Alone."
Banking that the pan-Asian TV market will continue to expand, satellite distrib service Entertainment Research and Applications Inc. announced Tuesday that it would transmit major U.S. studio product…
In a flurry of cancellation announcements, Warner Bros. has confirmed that it will pull the plug on the low-rated syndicated "Jane Whitney Show" in mid-January and the long-running series "Love…
New York's top court shot down the largest libel verdict in state history in a ruling that ordered a new trial in a businessman's lawsuit against a Buffalo TV station.
Federal Attorney General Michael Lavarch has intervened to force a delay in Rupert Murdoch's plans for News Corp. to issue super-shares.
MCA/Universal Home Video joins the growing list of studios adopting longer pay-per-view windows on homevideo releases. The studio will test a 60-day hold-back on two upcoming titles.
Reps. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jack Brooks (D-Texas) offered legislation Tuesday that would do away with a federal judge's rules that have dictated how telephone companies have operated for a…
BBC Lionheart, the British pubcaster's New York-based subsid, has signed an unusual deal with the Reader's Digest Assn. to co-produce "coffee table" nature videos for the U.S. and international…
Women in Cable’s Southern California chapter will honor Eva Bustos of La Cadena Deportiva Prime Ticket (Woman to Watch), Sandy Murphy of Cox Cable San Diego (Woman of the Year) and Dotty Ewing of…
Cox Cable Communications will deliver the Prodigy computer service over cable lines to Cox's San Diego subscribers, the companies said Tuesday.