MTV is getting a "bad rap" from critics who claim the web airs too many violent videos, MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston said Tuesday.
Peter Strauss will star in the CBS telefilm "Thicker Than Blood," set to begin production in July. Michael Dinner will direct the script by Judd Klinger, based on the true story of Larry McLinden and…
Showtime has signed Denis Leary to a deal that includes a one-hour standup comedy special and an original movie that Leary would write, direct and star in.
A dramatic change is occurring in film editing suites throughout Hollywood. A slew of high-profile features, from "The Coneheads" to "Heaven and Earth," are being cut together on computer-controlled…
Tribune Broadcasting veepee Wayne Vriesman was elected joint chairman of the National Assn. of Broadcasters TV and Radio Boards at the NAB's board of directors meeting here Tuesday.
Spain's largest media conglomerate, PRISA, has just reported net profits of $ 41.7 million for 1992, a 28% increase over 1991 figures.
Susan Dolgen on Tuesday was named chairwoman of the board of trustees of the California State Summer School for the Arts, a statewide training program for artistically gifted high school students who…
The highest-rated NBA final series ever has launched NBC to a spectacular prime time Nielsens win for the June 14-20 week, the web's fifth triumph in the last eight weeks.
Grove Television Enterprises has launched a sales effort for "Prevention," a half-hour strip earmarked for daytime and early fringe slots beginning next January.
Cablevision Systems Corp. signed an agreement to buy assets of CATV Enterprises Inc. from Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Westinghouse Broadcasting Co. The company said it will buy CATV assets in…
Fedele Confalonieri, the chief administrator of Fininvest and Silvio Berlusconi's right-hand man, reportedly is among the country's top businessmen being investigated by Milanese magistrates in…