Harold Becker, who turned out a sleeper hit on the subject of medical malpractice with "Malice," is now turning his sights toward Gotham city politics.
ABC's "Good Morning America" took the household ratings crown for the fourth consecutive year, winning 48 weeks (including three ties), the three major sweeps months and all four quarters.
Ray Aghayan has been named costume designer for the 66th Academy Awards show, to be produced by Gilbert Cates.
Oprah Winfrey received a year-end present during the week ended Dec. 19, with her top-rated King World talker leaping 25% from the previous week's historically low levels.
The Arbitron Co.'s exit from the TV ratings business has prompted the Assn. of Independent Television Stations to seek U.S. Dept. of Justice approval to gather data on prices charged by A.C. Nielsen…
L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan gave production managers all over Hollywood a reason to celebrate the new year Thursday when he said the Office of Entertainment Industry Affairs will officially accept…
Partner Stations Network, founded four months ago by Lambert Television and five broadcasting groups comprised mostly of network affiliates (Daily Variety, Sept. 1), has stepped up its plans to…
Live Entertainment Inc. has filled its nearly 5-month-old opening for president and CEO by snaring Roger Burlage from competitor Trimark Holdings Inc.
Hollywood studios are bracing for record business in India in 1994 -- thanks largely to relaxation of restrictive trade barriers.
Exhibs in most foreign territories were finishing 1993 on a winning note as vacationing audiences feasted on the chiefly American confections of fantasy and comedy -- with a dash of drama.
Viacom is expected to announce -- perhaps as early as today -- an enhanced bid for Paramount Communications Inc., which has agreed to be acquired by hostile bidder QVC Network for about $ 9.7 billion.