Grant Tinker, founder of MTM Enterprises and former NBC chairman, will be feted in January at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives' annual convention with the org's lifetime…
Canal Plus Poland has called on a Warsaw court to stop rival feevee outlet HBO Polska from broadcasting until the HBO subsid obtains a license from the Polish radio and television authorities.
The notorious June 28 heavyweight title fight in which Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting off a portion of Evander Holyfield's ear is evidently not likely to discourage boxing fans from…
The nonprofit Center for the Study of Popular Culture in Los Angeles has formed the "Keep Larry Elder on the Air" committee, aimed at combating the Talking Drum Community Forum --- the South Central…
Michael Healy has ankled as director of telefilms at CBS to join the Disney Channel as VP of original movies, responsible for supervising development and production of all homegrown films for the…
No. 3 cabler US West Media Group will sever all ties to the US West telephone company and change its name to Media One Group, it said Monday.
NBC officially reupped for a third year of "Access Hollywood" Monday, ensuring the firstrun strip with at least another season on its O&O group.
Linda Mancuso has extended her deal as president of Peter Engel Prods. through 2001. Engel, whose company produces NBC's Saturday-morning teen show 'Saved by the Bell," also recently reupped with NBC…
NBC wrapped up a seven-game World Series Sunday with a strong 26 rating and a 39 share in the 38 metered markets.
ABC News on Monday appealed the verdict in the Food Lion case, seeking to overturn an already reduced award for damages.
PBS has elected Colin G. Campbell chairman of its board of directors. Also picking up seats on the panel were Marshall Turner (lay vice chairman), Hope S. Green (professional vice chairman), Alberto…