Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti is hailing Washington Gov. Mike Lowry for vetoing provisions of an anti-violence bill that would have required "age-based violence ratings" be…
ABC is threatening to yank its post-season baseball coverage from affiliates who ink secondary affiliation deals with Fox to carry the latter's coverage of the National Football Conference this fall.
The European Union's latest bid to revamp its film and TV industries kicked off Wednesday with the publication of its much-delayed Green Paper on audiovisual policy.
The 42nd San Sebastian Film Festival, Sept. 15-24, has announced a $ 350,000 prize for the winner of its New Directors competition. The largest monetary award given by any world film fest, it's…
The Fox Television Stations wing has explored the possibility of launching its own, soft variation of E! Entertainment TV's "Talk Soup" this summer that would air weeknights at 11:30 p.m. or midnight.
Aussie soap "Home and Away," one of the most successful non-U.S. shows on the international TV market, is coming to America.
Canadian media giant Torstar Corp. is launching a basic cable network in the U.S. that will run movie trailers of current releases and localized movie theater listings.
Signboard Hill Prods., a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc., announced Wednesday the acquisition of 100% of the assets of Bossa Entertainment, a New York-based company specializing in the…
Just a day after it airs on NBC, the miniseries "WWII: When Lions Roared" will be available on homevideo for both sell-through and rental markets.
In an attempt to win back viewers lost to Fox Children's Network, both CBS and ABC are banking on proven feature film characters to shake up their Saturday ayem schedules.