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Downtown Comedy

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HBO has formed HBO Downtown Prods., a production company specializing in programming for CTV: The Comedy Network. The new unit operates out of the studio built for the defunct Comedy Channel, which…

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Florida Fm’er Fined

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A Florida FM station has had its license renewed but been fined $7,500 by the FCC for violating federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) guidelines. WZZR-FM Stuart, Fla. had its license challenged…

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Arts & Entertainment

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Kathleen Cerveny left as producer of arts and cultural affairs at pubcaster WCPN-FM to become program officer, cultural affairs at the Cleveland Foundation. Her successor, former media officer and…

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HBO Pictures

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THE JAMES BRADY STORY Produced by David Puttnam/Enigma Prods. London (01/581-0238). It’s about the former White House press secretary wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan…

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Healthy ‘Stat’

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Week 31, ended April 21, is this year’s version of the former springtime “dark week,” the 10-day lull between season’s end and the start of the May sweeps (on April 24). ABC won the week, edging NBC…

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Compulsory Behavior

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Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) last week introduced legislation that would take away a cable operator advantage: the compulsory license that allows operators to carry broadcast signals for a single, flat…

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100 Years Of Practice

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WNET is devoting a sizable block of programming to the Carnegie Hall centennial. The festivities begin May 3 with the docu “Carnegie Hall At 100: A Place Of Dreams.” On May 5, the station broadcasts…

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‘WKRP’ A Go

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MTM has given the go-ahead for production of firstrun syndicated episodes of “WKRP In Cincinnati.” The company will produce 23 half-hour episodes of the sitcom for the 1991-92 season, with production…

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No Nukes

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KSHE-FM St. Louis, Mo. has been fined $25,000 by the Federal Communications Commission for airing a false report that the U.S. was under nuclear attack. Deejay John Ulett aired the broadcast on Jan…

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‘Must-Carry’ Clout

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The National Assn. of Broadcasters and the Assn. of Independent Television Stations have united in a bid to wrangle favorable “must-carry” rules out of the FCC. Must-carry refers to regs that would…

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