Times Mirror Cable Television Inc., a unit of Times Mirror Co. of Los Angeles , acquired the 80% of Community Cablevision that it didn't already own from Irvine Co., a closely held land development…
A federal appeals court reviewing new financial interest and syndication rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission expressed skepticism here Friday over whether the FCC acted properly in…
President Bush's Saturday veto of cable reregulation legislation has turned into a hot campaign issue, with the Clinton-Gore camp stridently claiming that Bush nixed the bill to protect his "wealthy…
Both honor and big bucks were awarded at the closing ceremonies of the fifth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival (TIFF) yesterday, with a Spanish director taking home the $ 160,000 gold prize.
Bill Cosby sobered up an otherwise light-hearted TV Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a 15-minute lecture decrying how African-Americans are depicted in prime time, "begging" assembled industry…
TV stations counting on retransmission consent to generate a cash bonanza from cable operators may be in for a rude awakening.
Granada TV has transferred ownership of Big Picture, the music event programming company it founded in 1989, to Greg Roselli, the outfit's managing director.
Plans to move the 35th annual Grammy Awards to the Great Western Forum were abruptly postponed Friday by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, which cited unspecified "problems" with the…
King World Friday announced that it has cleared "American Journal," its new fall 1993 companion strip to "Inside Edition," to six stations and knocked some established, fairly successful syndie shows…
Traditionally Japanese audiences have been rather blase toward Disney's animated films, preferring the more aggressive style of their own animation until last week's boffo bow by "Beauty and the…
Ian Copeland's Frontier Booking Intl. and InterTalent Agency have parted ways over a clash in business styles after being in business for just seven months.