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…
Toy manufacturer Mattel has filed a lawsuit against MCA Records asking for the immediate recall of the album by Aqua, a Danish quartet that has made an international hit of its single "Barbie Girl."
Getting in the game this fall for teen-agers surfing the tube can mean more than football, romance and sitcoms, as the first gameshow of its kind for ages 13 to 16 has debuted this fall in at least…
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
HarperCollins Children's Books kicks off the new Harper Active imprint with the release of 12 "Anastasia" titles prior to the Fox film's November opening.
Cops, lawyers and aliens stole the spotlight from doctors and ersatz talkshow hosts as "NYPD Blue," "Law & Order," "3rd Rock From the Sun" and "Frasier" emerged as the big series winners at Sunday…
One result of the recent sharpening of the Children's Television Act of 1990, which mandates that stations now provide three hours of educational kidvid programming per week, is that U.S…