The satellite industry on Friday decried a plan submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office that calls for a dramatic increase in fees satellite companies must pay to retransmit broadcast TV programs.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s largest cable operator, is believed to be in advanced negotiations with British Sky Broadcasting on a deal that would see the satcaster supply the cabler…
The tenor of the coverage of Princess Diana's death was uncommonly emotional for network news, which speaks to the fact that the Princess of Wales exuded an aura of showbiz glamour unparalleled for…
Janeen Schreyer served as makeup department head on the TNT miniseries “George Wallace.” Patty Androff was the project’s key makeup artist. Schreyer’s name was omitted from an Aug. 21 review…
Garry Shandling has been confirmed as a presenter for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Fox O&O KTTV's new Monday-to-Friday daytime lineup bows Sept. 8 with the 10 a.m. kickoff of the syndie strip "Home Team With Terry Bradshaw."
In the latest round of a 14-year fight, the Radio-Television News Directors Assn. and the National Assn. of Broadcasters have asked a federal appeals court to order the FCC to kill its so-called…
Paramount Stations Group has struck a deal to acquire another UPN affiliate. PSG said Friday it has an agreement with Centennial Communications to buy UHF outlet WGNT in the 40th-ranked TV market of…
Not since the MTV premiere of "Beavis & Butt-head" in the spring of 1993 has an animated series stirred as much comment as Comedy Central's "South Park," which features a group of foul-mouthed…
ABC Entertainment has signed talent-holding deals with actors Daniel Stern and Nancy Travis, sources say. Travis was the star of the CBS sitcom "Almost Perfect" and she has appeared in several…