The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences board was meeting Monday evening to vote on amending its broadcast deal to allow all four networks back into the process of televising the Prime Time Emmy…
Despite heavy reregulation and rate rollbacks ordered by the federal government, Tele-Communications Inc. reported improved financial results for 1993. It included a narrowing of net losses and a…
James Gianopulos, prexy of 20th Century Fox Intl. and Pay TV, will take over the international distribution and marketing of Fox's theatrical product after being named that division's president.
Fox's basic cable network FX is near a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator with 7.1 million subscribers.
If Ted Turner is serious about acquiring the Home Shopping Network and the 11 UHF TV stations HSN owns through its Silver King Communications subsidiary, he will have to restructure Turner…
A million dollars ain't what it used to be. That is, unless you're an artiste who works for scale or one of those below-the-line heroes so movingly acknowledged this year at the Oscars.
Twentieth Century Fox's new family film division has purchased the spec script "Whiz Kid," with "North" star Elijah Wood attached to play a 13-year-old who accidentally becomes a genius. Eyed for a…
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Jones Intercable's proposed $ 400 million alliance with Canadian telco Bell Canada Intl. is the latest cable-telco venture sent back to the drawing table because of the FCC's new rate regulations.
Tom Sherak has been upped to the newly created position of senior executive vice president at 20th Century Fox, making him the third highest-ranking exec at the studio.
Time Warner Entertainment and its partners US West and Japanese-based Itochu and Toshiba are considering buying cable systems and/or starting program services in Japan.