ABC has taken another step on the program-labeling front with a viewer advisory hotline. ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert told visiting TV critics that both the webs and viewers will be served…
Lawyer Zna Portlock has sued Fox Inc. for allegedly firing her in retaliation for seeking "racial fairness."
First-time screenwriter Greg Fitzpatrick has sold his "Maelstrom" screenplay to Warner Bros. for an estimated $ 225,000 against $ 625,000, sources said.
TriStar Pictures has purchased scripter Chris Peterson's kidpic "Frequent Flyer" for Lynda Guber -- a studio-based producer and wife of Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Peter Guber, sources said…
MPAA member companies last week began filing lawsuits against 9,000 U.S. cable TV operators, claiming they are owed $ 15 million in interest on cable copyright royalty payments.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will address the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Aug. 12 at the BevWilshire Hotel. The mayor will speak at the organization's newsmaker luncheon, discussing the…
KTLA's veteran 10 p.m. news anchor Hal Fishman wasn't laughing when "KTLA Morning News" entertainment reporter Sam Rubin recently quipped on the air that Fishman once "wore a skirt for a co-anchor…
Carmike Cinemas Inc. has completed its acquisition of Westwynn Theaters Inc.
Discussions are ongoing to bring Jonathan B. Kaplan on as director of the Western "Bad Girls" following the departure of Tamra Davis late last week.
Producer B. Donald (Bud) Grant has inked a non-exclusive two-year deal with Warner Bros. TV, bringing with him a commitment for a CBS pilot featuring comic Andrea Walker.