At a packed NATPE seminar Tuesday, a clutch of producers and broadcasters argued that children's "educational" programming needs to find different ways to attract advertisers, convincing them that…
Antitrust laws must be toughened to ensure that cable TV operators and telephone companies don't thwart broadcasters and other program deliverers on the information superhighway, according to John…
In a unique joint distribution effort, Viacom and Mort Marcus' Debmar Studios have come into the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab with "I Accuse," a reality court series from…
Hearst Corp. is taking off to the Great White North as part of a mostly Canadian effort to launch an interactive network serving Quebec City and Montreal.
Now that he's conquered the U.S., country singer Garth Brooks has his sights set on the rest of the world. The Liberty recording artist will launch his first European tour with a gig in Dublin…
King World is in talks with Oprah Winfrey about renewing her contract through 1996. Analysts said they expect the syndicator to announce today at their annual luncheon with financial types that they…
The biggest surprise to emerge from the weekend box office was singularly soft Sunday business. Estimates for the top films in the marketplace were generally between $ 200,000 to $ 500,000 on the…
The Walt Disney Co. will increase the company's dividend to 7.5 cents a share , up from 6.25 cents. The dividend will be payable May 20 to shareholders of record as of April 15. The company last…
Leonard Klady: Cinefile
TV stations that buy some or all of the six new hourlong action series powering their way into TV syndication between now and September could run afoul of the anti-violence crusaders in Washington.