After taking a public tongue-lashing from Paramount, Fox Thursday defended its decision to buy a UHF indie in Philadelphia and to chuck its affiliation pact in the market with Par-owned WTXF.
'The Fugitive' 9.9 rating/18 share Dr. Richard Kimble was a man on the rerun , with 13 million tuned to NBC Wednesday to catch the '63 preem of the David Janssen starrer. (They call that a train…
The Justice Dept. gave the go-ahead Thursday to the New York Times' $ 1.1 billion purchase of the Boston Globe, deeming that it will not adversely affect competition.
Ailing Dutch electronics giant Philips is projecting profits equivalent to 3% to 4% of operational turnover for its Consumer Electronics (CE) division within the next three years.
Dan Castellaneta has been voted to receive a Primetime Emmy Award for the second consecutive year for his work as the voice of Homer on Fox Broadcasting Co.'s "The Simpsons." The voiceover Emmy…
Multimedia Motion Pictures has named Mark De Vitre director, business and legal affairs. He has worked for Philips Interactive Media of America, Hanna-Barbera Prods. and Spelling Entertainment.
Marlon Brando suit $ 1 million The veteran actor has sued producer Elliott Kastner for allegedly giving him a bad $ 1 million check in return for his agreement to appear in the film "Treasure Island…
Interactive Network Inc., which has been providing interactive television service exclusively in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas, will roll out its 20-hour-a-day entertainment service in…
Various production companies and private public relations firms have volunteered to staff the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, responding to word that CBS, NBC and Fox Broadcasting Co. have…
Walt Disney Co. is preparing a proposal for a big arts and entertainment festival, built around a college national championship football game.