As part of its ongoing campaign to introduce the U.S. to hard liquor advertisements on television, Seagram America announced Monday that it will begin broadcasting ads with a six-second health…
The emotional experience of playing a slave in her upcoming feature "Beloved" helped convince Oprah Winfrey, arguably the highest-paid person in TV, to keep her day job for another two seasons.
Westinghouse Electric Corp. is selling Thermo King, the crown jewel of its industrial businesses.
In a move to help her sharpen focus on community outreach and education, Kathleen Milnes has ankled her MPAA post to become Los Angeles' film office Entertainment Industry Development Corp.'s senior…
A frustrated MPAA topper Jack Valenti said Friday that the time has come for music publishers and religious broadcasters to settle their differences and allow Congress to move forward with a proposal…
NBC's all live-action, teen-targeted Saturday morning lineup expanded to a full three-hour block (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) this fall with the addition of "City Guys" at 10:30 a.m. and a second half-hour of…
A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Jeffrey Yapp can keep his job --- for the time being --- as new president of Hollywood Entertainment Corp., the nation's second-largest video chain.
With the FCC's mandate for more educational and family programming on network TV, and the last decade's cable TV boom, it isn't only programming for children that has become more popular in Hollywood.
Twentieth Century Fox has inked a deal that would reteam "Mrs. Doubtfire" star Robin Williams with director-producer Chris Columbus on the comedy "The Interpreter," sources said Friday.
Emmy-winning animation producer Peter Hastings admits "I didn't really know what I was talking about" when he suggested to Walt Disney and ABC officials early this year that ABC utilize virtual sets…
All those who were worried that FCC's educational requirements for children's TV were going to spawn a dreadful batch of pedantic shows should be able to breath a sigh of relief when WB's "Channel…