Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) will be the luncheon speaker at the National Council for Families & Television's daylong, consciousness-raising leadership conference on violence in television programming…
Despite the collapse of its joint venture with Completion Bond Co., British merchant bank Guinness Mahon has finalized the funding of three pictures and said it's committed to film financing.
ZDF is dropping ad prices for the second time this year, hoping their spots will finally sell.
Ted Turner has jumped on the anti-TV violence bandwagon. Turner, in letters to Congress and the Big Three networks, said Turner Broadcasting System would accept a Motion Picture Assn. of America-like…
Capella Intl.'s "The Last Tattoo" has wrapped principal photography after 10 weeks in Wellington, N.Z.
Those perplexed to see so many seemingly successful reality series kept off prime time schedules next fall need only see an estimate of network advertising rates to understand why.
Broadcasters wary over the FCC's crusade against "indecent" programming may have found a First Amendment champion at the Supreme Court in Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who President Clinton nominated on…
The National Hispanic Media Coalition and several Los Angeles TV stations are at odds over whether the local broadcasters have complied with minimum Hispanic hiring requirements.
Time Warner is inching closer to offering telephone service to cable customers. Time Warner Telecommunications group, a unit of TW, has selected Qualcomm Inc. to provide equipment and technology for…
J2 Communications posted a net loss of $ 905,000 (28 cents a share) for the third fiscal quarter ended April 30. That compares to a net loss of $ 279,000 (9 cents) in the same period last year.
Shares of Marvel Entertainment spiked up Monday after Morgan Stanley analyst Kurt Feuerman upgraded the stock to a "buy" from a "hold." Marvel gained $ 1.875 per share to close at $ 29.25, a 15% jump.