London Weekend TV unveiled an exceptionally bullish profit forecast Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to fight off Granada Group's hostile takeover bid for the ITV station.
Its humor has been called inane, insane and infantile, but J2 Communications chief James Jimirro says National Lampoon is becoming sophisticated -- at least in terms of its business plan.
Details of a new, state-financed loan program to upgrade Broadway theaters are sketchy as state execs form an advisory group comprising theater owners and union officials to help shape the proposal.
Barbara Kopple has been pegged to helm the fictional section of "A Century of Women," the six-hour docu series from Turner Broadcasting System portraying a family of women gathered for a weekend.
As expected, Danny Goldberg has been upped to president of Atlantic Records, filling the void left by the ascension of Doug Morris to co-chairman/co-CEO of the label.
The Australian Broadcasting Corp. confirmed Monday it had pacted to beam its international service AusTV into homes across China.
Petry Inc., the TV advertising rep firm, has established a networks wing that will give advertisers the ability to target any demographic group, programming genre, daypart or geographic location, the…
The Coalition vs. PBS Censorship has protested a series of upcoming PBS meetings that are being closed to the public.
Local industry leaders reacted with surprise and concern to the news that Richard Brick, commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting, had abruptly given two weeks' notice to…
Chief execs at six of the top entertainment and telecommunications companies said that as the infopike gets paved, it ought to be done by more than one contractor.
Japan's education minister said she wants to help revive the country's declining film industry, which reached its peak in the 1960s.