Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) this week offered legislation identical to the V-chip bill sponsored in the House by Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.).
The three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co. are planning to dispense with formal pilot presentations to advertisers this year, apparently seeing little upside in the practice.
Howard Stern isn't the only thing over the top at Infinity Broadcasting Corp. The radiocaster's fourth-quarter profit hit a record $ 9.1 million, or 20 cents per share, a gain of 270% and 186%…
Public TV is viewed as a "wholesome" alternative to the excessively violent programming aired on network and cable TV, according to a new study commissioned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
The last shots may have been fired in the war for Paramount Communications, but a victor has yet to emerge from the field of battle.
Sunday's Dallas Cowboys-Buffalo Bills Super Bowl telecast has cleared the way for NBC's highest weeklong rating and biggest margin of victory during a non-Olympic week in five years.
Believing that the one thing missing in the spoken-word genre has been a full-fledged record label, Imago Recording Co. has pacted with NuYo Records to give poets an outlet for their wares.
Sources said Tuesday that Alan J. Pakula's Gotham-based production outfit has optioned the film rights for former overseas correspondent Robert Cullen's debut novel "Cover Story."
Warner Bros. Records has terminated its joint venture with Prince's Paisley Park Records, leaving many of the label's acts and execs in limbo.
The Intl. Museum of Humour, part of Gilbert Rozon's Just for Laughs comedy empire, officially closes its doors today after only 10 months in operation.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%