Sen. John Danforth (R-Mo.), a leading cable TV critic in Congress, announced this week he will resign when his term ends in 1994.
Hollywood's most reliable fin-syn ally at the Federal Communications Commission has withdrawn from further participation in the issue and is entertaining a possible private sector job offer from a…
Advertising on national spot cable rose 36% in 1992 to top $ 111.6 million, with $ 45.7 million of that tally coming in the fourth quarter, according to an industry estimate by Cable Networks Inc., a…
Some call it the blockbuster doc. "A Brief History of Time" executive producer Gordon Freedman has teamed with Anthony Greene to mount the production of "Marilyn Monroe, Life After Death."
Consumers who decide to terminate cable television service must be allowed to buy the wiring into their homes from the cable company, the Federal Communications Commission said yesterday. Previously…
Twentieth TV's new late night Chevy Chase talker will prove to be a mixed blessing for the company. The arrival next season of the Chase show on Fox Broadcasting will force Fox affils to bump the…
The U.S. District Court in Atlanta has overturned a decision by the U.S. Copyright Office that would have denied compulsory copyright license protection to satellite companies that carry programming…
Graff Pay-Per-View Inc. announced that it completed a $ 4 million private placement to mainly institutional holders.
In the 23 years since the Federal Communications Commission adopted fin-syn rules to protect independent producers, the share of indie-produced programs in prime time has fallen dramatically.
CBS will fight reality with reality beginning March 10, scheduling the Lorimar TV reality series "How'd They Do That?" at 8 p.m. Wednesdays opposite NBC's "Unsolved Mysteries."
Elizabeth Taylor joins Larry King for a one-hour conversation on "Larry King TNT Extra" March 3 at 8 p.m. (ET), climaxing TNT's two-week tribute to Taylor for her upcoming American Film Institute…