Preston Beckman has been promoted to senior VP, program planning & scheduling , at NBC Ent., having been VP in that area since July 1991.
A former MCA employee who pleaded guilty to firing a rifle at the company's high-rise headquarters last April 20 was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has scheduled its longform version of the Menendez case, "Honor Thy Father and Mother: The Story of the Menendez Murders," for April 18 in the "Fox Night at the Movies" slot.
Home Shopping Network chief executive officer Gerald Hogan said Wednesday that antitrust concerns would probably rule out a possible merger with rival QVC Network.
Carlton Communications Plc. and Granada Group Plc. are set to oppose government rules requiring them to cut their holdings in Britain's commercial TV news network ITN by the end 1994, media sources…
Singer Eddie Fisher has filed a $ 10 million lawsuit against Tower Records and the Encore label, claiming the defendants created and pirated bootleg copies of one of the crooner's concerts on an…
Robert Moore has been upped to senior veepee of planning and control for Walt Disney Pictures & TV.
Television stations are hot properties again. At a time when most of the communications industry is busy preparing for an uncertain future in a 500-channel universe, TV station sales are on the rise.
One-time costs related to its failed bid for Paramount Communications and the startup of two international ventures sent QVC Inc.'s fourth-quarter net profits tumbling 85% to $ 2.8 million.
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, prexy of French pubcaster France 2/3, has called on the government to stump up 1.2 billion francs ($ 200 million) in emergency funding. This follows an audit of France 2 and…