News Corp. Ltd. posted higher revenues and better-than-expected earnings for the second fiscal quarter, in large part due to its Fox Broadcasting unit.
DAVID STEINBERG, GUESTING ON "The Tonight Show" several years ago, told the following joke:
CBS' news programming and NBC's critically acclaimed shows "I'll Fly Away" and "Seinfeld" were substantive takers in this year's Writers Guild of America TV-radio award nominations, propelling both…
Richard Lewis has joined DIC Animation City Inc., parent company of DIC Enterprises, as vice president of public relations and promotion.
While Paul Rudnick was finishing his screenplay for "Addams Family Values" last summer, his New York agent walked his latest play over to the 122-seat WPA Theater, a grungy shoebox under the…
The Walt Disney Animation Studios will be the first recipient of the NATO/ShoWest outstanding achievement award, to be presented at the closing-night gala March 11 at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Las…
Turner Broadcasting's fledgling Cartoon Network weighed in with a sizable 0.8 average national rating for its first six weeks of Nielsen measurement ended Jan. 31.
Over the objections of Time Warner, the Motion Picture Assn. of America yesterday urged the Federal Communications Commission to adopt rules limiting ownership concentration of large cable TV…
In the upcoming "Crime & Punishment," John Hurt will play an investigator tracking a law student played by Crispin Glover in the 21st Century Film Corp. co-production with Toronto-based Rose & Ruby.
Negotiations on U.S. television rights to the 1996 Olympics could be postponed until late this year if a delay would mean a richer contract, IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch said yesterday.
The National Cable Television Assn. is urging the Federal Communications Commission to nix broadcast industry attempts to become "multichannel providers" during the transition to high-definition TV.