The Discop '97 TV programming market held here June 26-28 attracted a record 260 buyers from 20 countries and spawned enough deals to reinforce its reputation as the foremost such trade show in the…
More than two dozen Republicans on Monday urged House Speaker Newt Gingrich to restore funding for the National Endowment for the Arts in legislation due on the House floor later this week.
In a major breakthrough in talks over a new TV content code, V-chip sire Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has signed a letter agreeing to a three-year moratorium on writing new laws targeting television…
The response to half-price cinema tickets on Tuesdays has been so enthusiastic that two of the biggest local chains have permanently lowered their prices.
Saul Shapiro has been named VP of broadcast technology at ABC.
Columbia TriStar TV has hired two new executives in business affairs. Amy S. Gittelsohn has been named vice president and Charles Smolsky executive director.
In a series of moves designed to streamline the company's operations, 12-year-old Sandollar Prods. is combining its film and TV divisions, dropping its longtime TV prexy Gail Berman into an advisory…
KADY, the bankrupt UHF TV station headquartered in Oxnard, Calif., has landed a buyout offer of $8 million from Paxson Communications.
Randy Levinson has been upped from VP to senior VP, creative affairs, for Universal Television Entertainment, a post that will find him continuing to oversee development of original made-for-cable…
Max Martini has been cast in DreamWorks/Paramount's "Saving Private Ryan," joining a cast that includes Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Matt Damon and Barry Pepper.
HBO has given a 13-week renewal to "The Chris Rock Show," with new episodes skedded to air Friday nights beginning Sept. 12.