The crafts unions and the producers squared off at their quarterly meeting in Palm Springs Wednesday over the contentious contract issue of pilots vs. movies of the week, sources said. The two…
The National Cable Television Assn. has come out swinging against broadcast industry efforts to use the transition to high-definition TV as a vehicle for becoming multichannel data providers.
Breakthrough Awards will be presented for media portrayals of women and men as equals during "Sex, Violence or Love Between Equals 1994," a symposium from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Bel Age Hotel.
FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
A select group will get a bigscreen look at Michael Apted's new pic "China: Moving the Mountain" next week before it airs in a shortened, customized version on ABC's "Turning Point" in June.
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday launched a broad inquiry into whether it needs to improve rules designed to boost employment of minorities and women in broadcasting and cable.
Citing unfair bargaining practices, the broadcast employees union called for a viewer's boycott of NBC and its owned stations Wednesday during the May sweeps period.
Anticipating that cable operators will need programming to fill the dozens of new channels that will come on line through digital technology, Showtime plans to create five new minipay networks: three…
NBC will letterbox four musical numbers from "The Sound of Music" when it rebroadcasts the movie this Sunday, marking the first time a network has done so televising a feature.
Turner Pictures is launching the ill-fated Minnow once again, with hopes that it will add another successful chapter to history's longest three-hour tour.
Brad Kreisberg has been named to head a newly formed live-action unit at animation production house DIC Enterprises.