Hollywood's fin-syn contingent is not giving up the fight. The Coalition to Preserve the Financial Interest and Syndication Rules filed a petition with a federal appeals court in San Francisco…
Indie company HOD Film Prods. has set a slate of seven features with $ 17 million in the coffers to finance them over the next two years.
TV industry vet Kevin Wendle intends to take a megabyte out of the burgeoning interactive TV programming field.
Without a workable script adaptation of best-selling novel "The Bridges of Madison County" in sight, sources report that Steven Spielberg is now considering directing an African-set adventure story…
St. Claire Entertainment and MTE Television have signed the writing-producing team of Dan Angel and Billy Brown to develop "Shock Treatment," an anthology series for HBO. John Landis, Robert K. Weiss…
Banking that the pan-Asian TV market will continue to expand, satellite distrib service Entertainment Research and Applications Inc. announced Tuesday that it would transmit major U.S. studio product…
In a flurry of cancellation announcements, Warner Bros. has confirmed that it will pull the plug on the low-rated syndicated "Jane Whitney Show" in mid-January and the long-running series "Love…
New York's top court shot down the largest libel verdict in state history in a ruling that ordered a new trial in a businessman's lawsuit against a Buffalo TV station.
Federal Attorney General Michael Lavarch has intervened to force a delay in Rupert Murdoch's plans for News Corp. to issue super-shares.
MCA/Universal Home Video joins the growing list of studios adopting longer pay-per-view windows on homevideo releases. The studio will test a 60-day hold-back on two upcoming titles.
Reps. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jack Brooks (D-Texas) offered legislation Tuesday that would do away with a federal judge's rules that have dictated how telephone companies have operated for a…