Score one for NBC. KRON-TV San Francisco dropped its plan to preempt NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" in favor of MCA's syndicated strip "Last Call."
Broadcasters are urging the House telecommunications subcommittee to include a broadcast industry "wish list" in information superhighway legislation that will be voted on next week.
KNBC-TV's longtime entertainment critic David Sheehan has made his long-rumored departure from the Peacock O&O, sources say.
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up all North American rights to the feel-good Russian/French movie "Window to Paris," screening here in the Panorama section of the 44th Berlinale.
In what's shaping up as a potential collision on the information superhighway between Hollywood and the Baby Bells, the MPAA is calling for tougher rules ensuring that telephone company entry into…
AIDS has claimed the life of Randy Shilts, the author and reporter who wrote the preeminent chronicle of the disease, "And the Band Played On: People, Politics and the AIDS Epidemic," recently made…
Syndie vet Matt Jacobson is ankling Twentieth TV to become veepee of entertainment services for Delphi Internet Services, a recently acquired subsid of parent company News Corp.
Andrew Davis, one of Hollywood's hottest helmers thanks to Oscar nominee "The Fugitive," is putting out his producer shingle at the American Film Market hoping to sell foreign rights for his project…
As of Tuesday, Paramount’s fifth network reached 41.1% of the country, according to the September 1993 Nielsen U.S. TV Households estimates. The figure was wrong in a story Wednesday. However, the…
Miramax Films confirmed Thursday that it has acquired North American distribution rights to the documentary series "100 Years of Cinema," which will feature such directors as Martin Scorsese, Stephen…