Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) is urging the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to probe whether top cable TV companies are engaging in illegal collusion by taking a uniform…
Overseas results of "The Fugitive" will be included in Warner Bros.' year-end international box office total, contrary to what was reported Wednesday. "The Nanny" and "South of Sunset" are the two…
Home Shopping Network Inc.'s founder and chairman, Roy M. Speer, has resigned unexpectedly. The exec, who created the $ 2 billion tele-shopping market in 1985, stepped down Wednesday during a board…
"Highlander, the Series," the action/adventure/sci-fi hour now readying its second season, is to be distributed in key foreign territories by Rysher TPE.
Ted Turner's planned new cable network, Turner Classic Movies, has bought exclusive rights to 300 Paramount theatrical pictures made between 1948 and the mid-'80s.
With NBC threatening to end its 40-year relationship with Sacramento affiliate KCRA-TV, the Kelly Broadcasting-owned station Wednesday announced that it will return to an 8-11 p.m. primetime schedule…
Peter Jankowski has been promoted to head current programming at Universal TV , filling the void left by the departure of Garrett S. Hart, who is expected to be named president of Paramount Network…
Star TV has denied reports that BSkyB supremo Sam Chisholm will take over the chief executive chair vacated last week by Julian Mounter.
An Aug. 10 story should have noted that Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Entertainment News Television" has firm two-year access deals. In a few station deals, however, the show will have to meet "very…
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Maybe it was just a reaction to the summer heat, but the wacky Charlie Sheen-Emilio Estevez 1990 comedy "Men at Work" toiled its way into the No. 3 spot during the week ended Aug. 1, according to the…