Gallic pubcaster France 2 has moved to avoid heading into the red in 1994 by appealing to the government to reduce the network's dependence on advertising revenue by kicking in more license-fee coin.
A five-person search committee headed by Newhouse Broadcasting Corp. prez Bob Miron has been formed by the National Cable Television Assn. to find a replacement for outgoing prexy James Mooney.
Sony Wonder has inked its first video deal to launch 10 homevid and two audio titles from children's cable network Nickelodeon, according to Ted Green, Sony Music Group VP.
"Last Action Hero" opened to promising business in Taiwan in its first international outing. Columbia TriStar Intl. reported an opening weekend gross of $ NT11.5 million ($ 441,816) in Taipei. Pic's…
S. Epatha Merkerson and Jill Hennessy have joined the NBC drama "Law & Order, " replacing characters played by Dann Florek and Richard Brooks, respectively, in the Wolf Films-Universal TV cops and…
"Orlando" remained the top attraction in exclusive runs as indies successfully competed in various locales with the majors over the July 4th holiday.
Grundy Worldwide, the global production arm of Reg Grundy's worldwide production/distribution operation, has made a further inroad into the burgeoning Southeast Asian market with the opening of a…
Former CBS exec Robert Wussler is leading a management group partnered with Bill Cosby in his bid to acquire NBC, according to a magazine article that follows a flurry of coverage on the matter…
KYW-TV, the Westinghouse Broadcasting-owned NBC affil in the nation's fourth-largest market of Philadelphia, will go against the grain by pre-empting Peacock prime time fare for a locally produced…
Hollywood's production community Tuesday asked a D.C. court to deny the Big Three networks' request to have the finsyn case transferred to a Chicago court, and instead suggested the case be moved to…
PBS and National Public Radio will team to broadcast Senate confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg, beginning July 20. PBS will air gavel-to-gavel coverage from 10 a.m. to…