HBO will begin production next week on "Guilt or Innocence: The Trial of James Earl Ray," a three-hour special to debut on April 4, the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Univision TV Group yesterday named vet TV exec Carlos Barba as prexy-chief operating officer of its U.S. Spanish-language group.
Acclaimed and influential Italian director Federico Fellini, whose films have won four best foreign-language Oscars, has been voted an honorary Academy Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy…
Rosanna Arquette, Beau Bridges, Richard Chamberlain, Teri Garr, Tom Selleck, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dick Van Dyke and Christopher Walken are the latest additions to the growing list of presenters at…
Playboy Entertainment Group has reached an agreement with USA Network to air 26 half-hour episodes of its dramatic series "Eden." USA will begin the series this summer with a two-hour telefilm…
A Federal Communications Commission ethics officer is investigating whether FCC staffers improperly solicited donations from industry groups for a going-away party for outgoing chairman Al Sikes.
George Michael plans to issue a five-song EP on Hollywood Records, his second release outside the Sony Music system since his contractual dispute with the company surfaced.
PaineWebber Inc. analyst Christopher Dixon downgraded his rating of Time Warner Inc. and Tele-Communications Inc. class A to "attractive" from "buy."
Cannell Distribution Co. will roll out "Viper," a new one-hour firstrun drama series created by Stephen Cannell, at next week's National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab.
A group of more than 100 people protested yesterday outside the Houston police department against alleged police mistreatment of Rap-a-Lot Records prez James Smith.