Lawyer Zna Portlock has sued Fox Inc. for allegedly firing her in retaliation for seeking "racial fairness."
MPAA member companies last week began filing lawsuits against 9,000 U.S. cable TV operators, claiming they are owed $ 15 million in interest on cable copyright royalty payments.
Carmike Cinemas Inc. has completed its acquisition of Westwynn Theaters Inc.
Time Warner Cable Ventures has created a new division called Time Warner Communications to get it into the telephone business and hired Thomas J. Morrow as president of the unit.
A federal judge rejected part of a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she sang lead vocals on four of Paula Abdul's hits, saying he'll probably let a jury decide the rest.
ABC has taken another step on the program-labeling front with a viewer advisory hotline. ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert told visiting TV critics that both the webs and viewers will be served…
The percentage of minorities working in TV reached a record high in 1992, but minority hirings fell in radio, according to a study by the Radio & Television News Directors Assn.
Three TV stations have each been slapped with $ 15,000 fines by the FCC for violating ad-limit guidelines in the 1990 Children's Television Act.
The proposed reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine gathered steam in a House subcommittee Monday as lawmakers dismissed suggestions that government will unfairly use it to browbeat broadcasters.
Corporate advertisers will be given the chance to air their views on TV violence warnings at a House telecommunications subcommittee hearing Thursday.
Walt Disney Co. stock jumped 2 1/8 points to $ 39.25 Friday following a Prudential Securities upgrade to “buy” from “hold.” Prudential has a 12-month price target of 47 on the shares. * * * Newscorp…