Interim FCC chairman James Quello said Tuesday his agency may postpone implementation of new cable TV rate regulation rules by week's end, unless Congress doles out money needed to enforce the regs.
RHI Entertainment has become the exclusive distributor of new TV movies from the Larry Thompson Organization under a deal covering 10 movies over a five-year period.
Paramount Communications announced Tuesday it has moved its fiscal year-end and taken a sizable charge against earnings for its latest quarter.
Some of the country's largest cable systems are close to a series of deals that could shift popular cable networks onto higher-priced tiers.
Picketers protesting Viacom's cable service in the Bay Area were stationed outside the National Cable Television Assn.
Universal's "The War" got a major escalation this week with Kevin Costner agreeing to take a supporting role in the film, playing a Vietnam vet returning home from the war.
John McL. Doelp has been appointed senior VP of marketing at Epic Records.
With the specter of government action looming, leading TV exex defended their industry Tuesday against charges that there is too much violence on television.
Canada's main private web, CTV, is introducing four new U.S. series to its 1993-94 schedule: Steven Bochco's "NYPD Blue,""The John Larroquette Show,""Cafe Americain" and "Sinbad."
Plans were unveiled at the weekend's second annual West Coast Theatre Conference for a Hollywood Theater District Information Center, to open by August.
The Interactive Television Assn. is expanding its offices. ITA, a non-profit trade association, is based in Winston-Salem, N.C., and is opening offices in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles in June…