Julian Mounter, chief executive of satcaster Star TV for barely six months, is set to be replaced in the wake of the News Corp. takeover. An insider claims that Mounter's departure from the top post…
Allegations of sexual harassment have been made against playwright Israel Horovitz by six actresses and staff members involved with Massachusetts' Gloucester Stage Company, according to a story in…
Two parolees were charged with the stabbing death of sound producer Robert J. Glass, authorities said Tuesday. They are being held without bail.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has reached an agreement in principle on a below-the-line contract for James Cameron's new big-budget action film, "True Lies."
The National Conference of Personal Managers Tuesday unveiled its latest slate of new officers for its upcoming term. In a statement, newly elected president Jerry Purcell announced the NCOPM slate…
Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) on Wednesday offered legislation directing the FCC to set standards for reducing the level of TV violence.
Preston Padden has been promoted to exec VP, affiliate relations, at Fox Broadcasting Co. while remaining senior VP, governmental relations, at News Corp., Fox's parent company.
Park Communications Inc. of Ithaca, N.Y., has bought TV station KALB, an NBC affiliate in Alexandria, La., for an undisclosed price. Sellers were the estate of T.B. Lanford of Shreveport, La.; Bill…
Call it the Empire of the Rising Nephew. Roy E. Disney -- a major shareholder in the Walt Disney Co. who also serves as vice chairman of his late uncle's giant Burbank entertainment conglomerate -…
Reed Elsevier of the U.K. has established a business information subsidiary in China, the company said.
Sen. Paul Simon bluntly told members of the broadcast industry Monday that either they must exercise greater self-restraint in regard to violent programming or Congress will step in and do it for…