Once again, Congress is using prospective revenue from spectrum auctions to fill billion-dollar holes in the budget deficit.
In a decision that reflected split factions on a diverse jury, the Palme d'Or of the 50th anniversary Cannes Film Festival was presented to two contemporary humanist dramas, Shohei Imamura's "The…
The largest entertainment consortium in the Spanish-speaking world, Televisa, closed the sale of its stake in satellite operator PanAmSat to Hughes Communications Friday.
Spelling Films and Trilogy Entertainment Group have picked up Bruce C. McKenna's spec "Chaos" for an undisclosed sum, sources said Friday.
When KCBS' 11 p.m. news won the Nielsen ratings race four consecutive nights (May 11-14), it was the first time the station had managed to do that (excluding those weeks it followed the Olympics)…
TV veteran Brandon Tartikoff and the Smithsonian Institution are developing a half-hour kids gameshow for CBS' Saturday morning lineup in 1998.
All's quiet before the storm. One week before the launch of Universal's highly anticipated "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," a dearth of high-profile openers sent total ticket sales plummeting to…
"Chicago," the hit Broadway revival musical, ran away with six Drama Desk Awards Sunday night, including best revival of a musical and best actress in a musical for its star, Bebe Neuwirth.
Germany's Deutsche Telecom, Sweden's Telia InfoMedia TeleVision, and Holland's two largest cable operators Casema and Mediakabel have agreed on a digital decoder standard.
King World Prods. is close to finalizing negotiations with veteran TV exec Jules Haimovitz to take over the COO post left open since Stephen W. Palley ankled the company last fall.
ABC has finally pulled the plug on "Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends," the struggling daytime talkshow that's barely a year old.