ABC, which has been playing around with a Saturday-night "family movie" since January, has cemented plans to continue the strategy with its 1994-95 fall sked.
Lancit Media Prods. Ltd. has acquired movie and TV rights to Lois Lowry's 1994 Newbery Medal-winning novel "The Giver."
With all the confidence of an 800-pound gorilla, Warner Bros. stormed NATO/ShoWest '94 on Wednesday, unleashing a 44-minute product reel and flexing some serious corporate muscle.
Emma Thompson is to play the title role in "Carrington," a new Polygram Filmed Entertainment pic to be directed by Christopher Hampton.
Most syndicated newsmags were standouts during an atypical week in which many shows were either struck down or propped up by the second half of the Winter Olympics.
Two telepix, two docus and a TV series were honored Wednesday with Imagen Awards for creating positive media images of Latinos.
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution rolled out the heavy artillery with a healthy sampling of its animated summer release "The Lion King" to conclude the second day of NATO/ShoWest '94.
The 46th edition of the Prix Italia, the prestigious international television festival, will be held in Turin Sept. 14-25 at Fiat's Lingotto factory, an architectural masterpiece dating from 1920 and…
June Travis, the president of Denver-based cable multisystem operator Rifkin & Associates, has been named executive veepee and chief operating officer of the National Cable Television Assn.
Playwright August Wilson, TV adventurer Jacques Cousteau and TV and radio interviewer Larry King are among this year's five winners of the Common Wealth awards.