More than two dozen Republicans on Monday urged House Speaker Newt Gingrich to restore funding for the National Endowment for the Arts in legislation due on the House floor later this week.
In a major breakthrough in talks over a new TV content code, V-chip sire Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has signed a letter agreeing to a three-year moratorium on writing new laws targeting television…
The Discop '97 TV programming market held here June 26-28 attracted a record 260 buyers from 20 countries and spawned enough deals to reinforce its reputation as the foremost such trade show in the…
Saul Shapiro has been named VP of broadcast technology at ABC.
The response to half-price cinema tickets on Tuesdays has been so enthusiastic that two of the biggest local chains have permanently lowered their prices.
Columbia TriStar TV has hired two new executives in business affairs. Amy S. Gittelsohn has been named vice president and Charles Smolsky executive director.
In a series of moves designed to streamline the company's operations, 12-year-old Sandollar Prods. is combining its film and TV divisions, dropping its longtime TV prexy Gail Berman into an advisory…
Randy Levinson has been upped from VP to senior VP, creative affairs, for Universal Television Entertainment, a post that will find him continuing to oversee development of original made-for-cable…
KADY, the bankrupt UHF TV station headquartered in Oxnard, Calif., has landed a buyout offer of $8 million from Paxson Communications.
Max Martini has been cast in DreamWorks/Paramount's "Saving Private Ryan," joining a cast that includes Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Matt Damon and Barry Pepper.
Trans World Intl., the TV arm of sports management/marketing giant Intl. Management Group, has acquired the TV assets of San Francisco-based Golden Gate Prods.