In a move that has been in the works for several months, the New York Times has replaced veteran second-string drama critic Mel Gussow with Ben Brantley, a staff writer at the New Yorker magazine who…
The European Community finally overcame British opposition and agreed on a subsidy plan to promote cinema-quality high-definition television.
Capitalizing on the building interest in anything having to do with dinosaurs after the success of "Jurassic Park," Paramount Home Video announced that initial orders for its "Prehysteria" have…
In a move that had been expected (Daily Variety, June 14), Group W Prods. and entertainer Vicki Lawrence have resolved their differences and agreed to go ahead with a second season of the syndicated…
Infinity Broadcasting Corp. will buy oldies station KRTH-FM for$ 110 million from Beasley Broadcast Group, the companies announced Wednesday.
Runaway clients Roseanne and Tom Arnold are back home at the William Morris Agency, and is usual with them, there is chaos in their wake.
Brandon Tartikoff continues to amass frequent-flyer miles, speaking at the BPME/Promax convention in Orlando this week before winging back to his New Orleans base to address public TV's annual…
National Assn. of Broadcasters prez Eddie Fritts claims the collective clout of top cable companies is being used to dissuade TV stations from fighting for retransmission consent payments.
Epic Records has created four new marketing positions designed to bring the company's sales and promotion efforts closer to its field staff.
Citing the difficulty in introducing series, CBS senior VP of planning and research David Poltrack said his network will now use summer premieres as a means of testing shows, which could then be…