Paramount Communications said CINAR Films will produce "The Busy World of Richard Scarry," a new animated TV series based on the works of the best-selling children's author to be sold at MIP-TV.
The Fox Children's Network strengthened its hold on the top spot with kids, NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" moved into a tie with ABC's "Nightline" in late night and "Good Morning America" was…
Industry R&D, a recently launched fax service that hooks up a network of 500 print and broadcast reporters with a variety of TV news and movie clients, reportedly has entered into a deal with ABC…
Barbara Trent and David Kasper, producers of the feature documentary Oscar winner "The Panama Deception," took the opportunity of meeting with print reporters backstage to lobby scribes for support…
An Italian senate commission has approved a set of regulations that could pose severe limitations to pay TV, one of the biggest growth areas in European broadcasting.
Television New Zealand production chief Don Reynolds is leaving the pubcaster to become senior VP of drama for Grundy Intl., based in London. In his brief new post, he will produce drama for European…
A long-simmering row has resulted in the ousting of Michael Buckley as chairman of British independent TV producer SelecTV.
Powered by the success of "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Melrose Place," Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. yesterday reported earnings from continuing operations of $ 7.9 million (15 cents per share) and…
Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" is back in the hands of Ian Rae, the show's original exec producer and co-creator, after short-lived "Affair" exec producer Ken Chandler was designated…
Legislation that would allow telephone companies to provide cable television service in their local regions was introduced yesterday by Reps. Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Mike Oxley (R-Ohio).
The Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments on whether all companies providing a cable TV-like service to apartments and condominiums are exempt from obtaining franchises from local municipalities.