The Citizen's Task Force on TV Violence Wednesday recommended entertainment industry adoption of a code -- patterned after Canada -- that bars showing "gratuitous, dramatized" violence between the…
The Justice Dept. has filed suit against two Pennsylvania cable TV companies, alleging they failed to pony up more than $ 2.4 million in copyright royalties owed for carrying distant TV signals.
Alliance Communications has inked deals to develop telepix for ABC and NBC, the former featuring the directing debut of actor Steve Guttenberg.
Beau Bridges, Mariel Hemingway and Sinbad will host the CableAce Awards at the Pantages Theatre Jan. 16. Turner Network Television cablecasts live at 6 p.m. * * * Members of the National Education…
Sparks may fly on Capitol Hill Thursday at a hearing on the subject of media megamergers in which both QVC topper Barry Diller and Tele-Communications Inc. chieftain John Malone will testify.
If Hollywood was seeking a fin-syn champion in new FCC chairman Reed Hundt, it may be sadly disappointed.
Bill and Camille Cosby have made a grant to USC to fund a new screenwriting program for African-American writers that will be named after Camille's father, Guy Alexander Hanks.
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles has sued the producers of an HBO film called "Virgin High" for using footage of a Catholic church in Beverly Hills without permission.
After two airings CBS has decided to renew the new serial "Second Chances" through the rest of the season, ordering 13 additional episodes.
The standoff between the United States and Europe over film and TV subsidies and quotas now seems likely to bust Wednesday's deadline for the world trade talks.
Everything really did come up roses for CBS in the metered markets Sunday, as the web's three-hour telecast of "Gypsy" belted out some big Nielsen numbers.