A written agreement claiming singer Michael Jackson paid $ 600,000 to have child abuse allegations lodged against him kept quiet surfaced Friday. Jackson's reps have called the agreement a phony…
Larroquette debut 14.3/23 NBC had its best sitcom premiere rating since "Nurses" Sept. 14, 1991, with Thursday's preview of "The John Larroquette Show," which topped its "Seinfeld" lead-in by 4%. The…
Its rapid rise has surprised even its most staunch supporters. But since its inception three years ago, the Fox Children's Network has become the top-ranked network of children's television on…
Hot and heavy was the action at foreign wickets last weekend as "Jurassic Park" fired up Australia, Germany and a bunch of other Euro territories.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has voted two Emmys to HBO for outstanding individual achievement in animation and three more for achievement in special visual effects.
When former radio reporter Garth Ancier ran NBC's comedy shows for then-program chief Brandon Tartikoff in the early '80s, he supervised the production of such hi ts as "Cheers ,""Family Ties,""The…
French Communications Minister Alain Carignon could define the shape of French television for the next 18 years if he manages to push new TV legislation through the National Assembly.
Romanian helmer Radu Mihaileanu's first feature, "Trahir" (Betrayal), won the Grand Prix of the Americas at the 17th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival, which wound down with its closing…
Credit Barry Diller with dreaming up the Fourth Network. Diller, former chairman and chief executive officer of Fox Inc., (he now holds the same titles at QVC Network Inc.) wanted to challenge the…
The loudly heralded International Filmmakers Symposium got off to a rousing start at the Venice Film Festival Monday before a convinced audience of filmmakers and observers. Although the two-hour…
After three years manacled to his debt and under the watchful eyes of banks, Rupert Murdoch seems to have broken free to roam the world doing what he loves best -- making deals.