Broadcaster Harry Pappas said Monday he will seek direct payments from cable operators who carry his TV stations, becoming the first broadcaster to publicly unveil plans to negotiate cash from…
Progress Film, the former East German distribution and sales monopoly, has been put on the block by the Treuhand.
Capital Cities/ABC Inc. reported significantly improved operating results for the first quarter of 1993. Consolidated income before an extraordinary charge for the first quarter of 1993 and the…
"Reading Rainbow," the popular PBS book show for children, has been funded over the past 10 years by PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Science Foundation, the Kellogg Co. and…
In a nod to the growing role of computers in broadcasting production, Apple Computer's John Sculley was the keynote speaker at this years' National Assn. of Broadcasters convention. It was the first…
The mood of buoyancy with which the 30th Mip-TV program market opened last Friday continued through the weekend, with distributors reporting an upbeat sales tempo and producers announcing new…
Unlike last year, when the Cannes Film Festival was bookended by two big American pictures, "Basic Instinct" and "Far and Away," this year's fest will open and close with French films.
Rim Film Distributors and Laemmle Theatres have inked a 52-week deal designed as a prototype to introduce "white bread" America to Asian movies and tap a new market.
1993 The Peabody Award Emmy Award Nominations: Outstanding Children's Series Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series Outstanding Writing in a…
The death of Sen. Strom Thurmond's daughter last week at the hands of a drunken driver may spur Congressional efforts to require health warnings on beer and wine advertisements, broadcasters were…
Metro Rail construction along Wilshire Boulevard has apparently caused many of the businesses, including the historic Wiltern Theater, to sink, if ever so slightly.