Ameritech Corp., the Chicago-based Baby Bell, plans to ask the Federal Communications Commission to support the idea of phone companies providing cable service in their local region.
The Queen's English of Alistair Cooke gave way yesterday to the American wit of Russell Baker, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer named as the second permanent host of "Masterpiece Theatre."
It isn't often a federal bureaucrat paid $ 111,800 per year advocates eliminating his own job, but that's what Copyright Royalty Tribunal member Bruce Goodman has done.
Los Angeles becomes the center of the music universe tonight, as the 35th annual Grammy Awards kick off at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, the event to be televised from 8-11 p.m. via CBS-TV.
Buzz Magazine yesterday confirmed that it has purchased all of the assets of L.A. Style magazine from the American Express Publishing Co. for an undisclosed amount.
While industry exex at the "Future of Pay Per View" conference spent considerable chatter on futuristic business and technologies, the bottom-line concern is still money -- and adjusting pricing is…
It takes talent for a fledgling European filmmaker to be sought by Hollywood's major studios, and director Carlo Carlei has hit the mother lode with his first movie.
Bella Shaw is out as co-host of CNN's "Showbiz Today," replaced by Jim Moret.
If Hollywood has a future, it's going to come in a number of foreign languages and be wholly interactive, Michael Schulhof maintains.
Congress was abuzz over a report that King World's tabloid news show "Inside Edition" set up a sting operation to lure lawmakers into apparently illegal acts by promising a job in exchange for…
Giant Records yesterday confirmed that veteran record executive Derek Shulman will become president of a new, unnamed label that will be based in New York (Daily Variety, Feb. 4).