The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that the ninth annual Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting has gotten under way and that as many as five $ 25,000 fellowships…
Tele-Communications Inc. president and CEO John Malone continued to rattle his saber at the Federal Communications Commission Thursday, calling the new cable rate rollbacks "probably illegal and…
"Fortress II," expected to be a hot title at the American Film Market, has instead been abruptly yanked out of the bidding action. Worldwide rights (excluding Australia/New Zealand) to the futuristic…
Writer/producer George Stevens Jr. has enlisted heavily from past associates for the production team of the March 3 American Film Institute Life Achievement salute to Jack Nicholson. Bob Shrum, who…
Roel Escalante, MCA's director of corporate material, will retire March 1 but continue as adviser to the purchasing and stores departments and as a consultant through the end of the year.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Trans Pacific Films are looking for a few twentysomething directors to help define those Americans born between 1963 and 1973 for a six-part documentary based on Times…
Dinah Shore, whose honey-tipped brand of Southern charm and melodious voice made her a popular recording star and later television variety and talkshow host , died Thursday at her Beverly Hills home…
The Carsey-Werner Co. issued its first public statement regarding the latest "Roseanne" flap, but it doesn't figure to mollify the show's disgruntled star.
Trying to boost its struggling "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," NBC's owned stations and a select number of its affiliates will start regularly repeating the show following "Saturday Night Live."
Joan Ganz Cooney, Walter Bernstein and George Malko are among the winners this year of awards from the Writers Guild of America, East.
MCA TV has greenlighted another animated project from the Universal Cartoon Studios. The syndicator will roll out "Monster Force" as a weekly half-hour series, targeting the same stations that are…