Legislation that would prohibit public schools from using Channel One, a controversial news-and-features program that includes advertisements, passed the Senate Wednesday on its second try.
Shares of Marvel Entertainment were up Wednesday 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%…
The Senate Appropriations Committee agreed late Tuesday to provide $ 11.5 million in emergency funding to help the Federal Communications Commission administer the 1992 Cable Act.
Tele-Communications Inc. has agreed to limit its investment in Interactive Network Inc. to 33%. The giant cable operator currently holds a 22% stake in the Mountain View-based interactive TV…
Hollywood talent agent Wallace Kaye was sentenced Wednesday to five years and four months in jail for sexual attacks on 11 actresses and models.
Close on the heels of signing a modified below-the-line contract with NBC, officials from the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees will meet with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television…
Cable television competition could intensify and expanded programming become available to viewers under expected settlement by seven companies of a multiyear antitrust investigation of the industry.
Mia Farrow won a major victory when a judge ruled Woody Allen is woefully unfit to take custody of their three children, but the bruising court battle is far from over.
Writer Jeff Schimmel has filed a $ 1 million-plus copyright infringement suit against Saban Entertainment and several of its executives, claiming that the company stole his idea for its animated…
With the specter of government action looming, leading TV exex defended their industry Tuesday against charges that there is too much violence on television.