The U.S. Dept. of Justice has offered a ringing endorsement of a provision in the new cable law that requires cable operators to guarantee carriage of most broadcast stations.
Scottish soloist Annie Lennox and Simply Red's Mick Hucknall both won two honors at the annual Brit Awards for classical and pop music.
The world's top computer chip maker jumped into the telecomputing market this week, announcing alliances with several regional telephone companies to connect personal computers via telephone.
The first of two hearings of the National Film Preservation Board of the Library of Congress took place Friday in Los Angeles to take testimony on the state of American film preservation and…
The film that could become a firebomb of controversy in Germany may be extinguished by politics a month before its release. "Romper Stomper," the Australian skinhead punch-fest, has been virtually…
Eight short films have been selected to receive prizes in the second annual Aspen Filmfest Shortsfest, which unspools Feb. 25-27. Grand prize will go to "The Season of the Lifterbees" by Eugene…
French bank Credit Lyonnais flatly denied any talks with Australian billionaire Kerry Packer over the sale of MGM. A spokesman for the bank -- which owns 98.5% of the studio -- told Daily Variety…
UCLA Extension will present a one-day seminar, "Getting Through the Maze: A Writer's Guide to TV Program Development," on March 13, moderated by writer/producer Howard Jay Smith, a former development…
NBC has yanked the freshman sitcoms "Out All Night" and "Rhythm and Blues," after their disastrous return to its schedule last Friday, and replaces the two starting this week with the in-house hour…
Academy Awards announcements inevitably bring surprise nominations and conspicuous omissions; this year's crop is no exception.
Six years after initial petitions were filed, employees at CNN's New York bureau may soon vote on unionization, following a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board.