ABC's "Good Morning America" threw a farewell party Friday for Joan Lunden, ending a 20-year tenure on the ayem show.
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer as exec veep of its West Coast operation. In the newly created post, Backer will oversee the operation of the publisher's L.A. outpost, as well as sign…
NBC programs took home 15 statuettes --- including three apiece for the drama "ER" and comedy "3rd Rock From the Sun"--- to pace the non-televised creative arts/crafts portion of the 49th Annual…
Fresh from the European compatibility wars, a new player in the interactive TV arena has made its bow on the U.S. scene: OpenTV Inc.
Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) pledged Friday to support Bill Kennard's nomination for FCC chairman, removing a major hurdle for the agency staffer who President Clinton picked to replace the outgoing…
Robert Duvall's $5 million gamble paid off Saturday as October Films shelled out about $6 million for worldwide rights to his film "The Apostle," which had its world premiere at the Toronto Intl…
Columbia and "Forrest Gump" producer Wendy Finerman have made a deal on "Yes We Can," a fact-based inspirational story to be scripted by Dennis Hackin about a hard-nosed football coach in Michigan…
Strand Releasing has acquired domestic distribution rights to the documentary "Ayn Rand --- A Sense of Life."
In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year overall deal with writer-producer Bennie R. Richburg Jr., co-executive producer of "The Jamie Foxx Show" on the WB.