In lieu of buying their spectra at an auction, broadcasters would have to pay an annual fee for using the nation's airwaves, according to a measure proposed by Senate Commerce Committee chairman John…
The nation's top communications regulator on Monday urged pubcasters to reject the idea of accepting paid commercials to shore up their finances and bankroll quality programming.
Tele-Communications Inc. is to sell its New York-area cable systems to Cablevision Systems Corp. for $1.2 billion in stock and debt, the two companies said Monday.
Jack Shea, a versatile television director who has helmed hundreds of episodes of sitcoms and drama series, was elected president of the Directors Guild of America Saturday.
Former Holland Media Group (HMG) chairman Huib Boermans has reportedly threatened legal action over his firing last week.
ITALY RAI will sell off music publisher The administrative board of Italo pubcaster RAI officially has announced it will sell RAI music publishing division Nuova Fonit Cetra. The sale will be handled…
The industry's primary below-the-line union has signed a national agreement with HBO NYC Prods., covering the production of TV dramas.
Investors in Silver Screen Partners III, a limited partnership formed in 1986 and designed to raise funds for films distributed by the Walt Disney Co., have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the…
A large percentage of kidvid sporting the "FCC friendly" label does not qualify as educational "by any reasonable benchmark," according a study to be released today by the Annenberg Public Policy…
"The second easiest way to start a fight at a pool party on the Westside of Los Angeles," according to professor Mark Weinstein at USC's Marshall School of Business and Law School, "is to argue in…