Fox Inc. has christened its new basic cable service FX, saying the general entertainment network will seek to interact with viewers through such devices as live on-air hosts and a daily live…
Columbia TriStar has appealed Swedish censors' demands that four minutes be cut from "Last Action Hero" in order to make it acceptable for kids' viewing. The company wanted an 11 rating, which would…
In an unprecedented effort to break the grip of major studios and networks over production and distribution, five TV station groups are teaming to produce their own fare under a partnership led by…
Jerry Seinfeld, at one point considered to host this year's Primetime Emmy Awards and a nominee for "Seinfeld," joins the list of presenters for the telecast. Separately, Tyne Daly will host the…
Two months ago, this space ran a column mocking the explosion of fictitious new cable channels by the year 1999.
Letterman debut 10.9 rating/32 share CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" got off to a strong start, with numbers just under Jay Leno's 1992 "Tonight Show" debut.
No one ever got rich working for an ITV station -- until now. On Tuesday, a fortunate group of 15 top executives at London Weekend Television shared an unprecedented T50 million ($ 75 million)…
Steven Spielberg will receive a Golden Lion career award at the 50th Venice Film Festival, fest director Gillo Pontecorvo said Tuesday.
Exhibitors who not long ago were optimistic that this summer would be a big one now are hopeful the fall will hold its own.
A group including New York money manager Mario Gabelli lowered its stake in Intl.