In a highly unusual move for a Big Three O&O group, the 14 CBS-owned stations are brushing aside regularly skedded programming to carry at least three 30-minute infomercials this month in the…
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival will add a day in its fifth edition, which is set to unspool April 15-20. Organizers announced the official call for entries for LAIFF '99 with a submission…
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., wants to introduce a bill that would limit the FCC's ability to ban Local Marketing Agreements, which allow one station to manage the assets…
Sony Corp. is poised to announce a shakeup of its senior brass under which Sony Pictures Entertainment prexy John Calley and Sony Music Entertainment prexy/CEO Thomas Mottola would report directly to…
In a move to rescue the Beantown engagement of "Ragtime's" national tour, Gotham-based Pace Theatrical Group has stepped in as sole producer and co-presenter at the Colonial Theater.
Disney Regional Entertainment has chosen Philadelphia as the next home for DisneyQuest, an indoor virtual-reality theme park planned for summer 2000.
ABC's primetime lineup, a quiet third so far this fall in homes and adults 18-49, has sprinted ahead of the pack in Nov. 30-Dec. 6 results, paced by football and the fleet-footed "Forrest Gump."
UPN is expected to announce today that "The Sentinel" will return to the schedule in January, appearing Monday nights at 9 p.m., while NBC's "Lateline" will be back on the air Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 9…
Anyone looking for a denial that Century Communications continues to be courted by instant cable-mogul Paul Allen sure didn't get it Tuesday.
A Canadian specialty channel has gone to court in hopes of reversing a recent rule discouraging cablers from controlling -- guess what -- specialty channels.
Fox Family Worldwide has upped Adam Chesnoff to VP of business development. In his new position, Chesnoff will explore new business opportunities for the company, as well as monitor the progress of…