Norman Lear has been appointed chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame Selection Committee, the body that makes the final decision on installations to the ATAS Hall of…
Lawyers for Aaron Spelling on Tuesday asked a judge to throw out a $4.8 million pregnancy discrimination judgment won by actress Hunter Tylo against the "Melrose Place" producer or grant a new trial.
Relations between French pay television operator Canal Plus and Home Box Office got even frostier Tuesday as Canal Plus filed a complaint against HBO in the Hungarian courts challenging HBO's TV…
Universal Studios Pay TV has pacted at last with satcaster Galaxy Latin America on a non-exclusive pay-per-view output deal.
Adrian Lyne's adaptation of "Lolita" has suffered another rejection from a potential distributor.
The threat of Fox affiliates pre-empting the April 27 episode of "Ally McBeal" is losing steam, as at least one major station that was considering preemption has decided against the move.
The intensive viewer interest that produced the highest-rated Oscarcast in 15 years spilled over to the pre-Academy Awards shows as well, with KABC and KTLA earning huge ratings increases for their…
Judy Tur, mother of helicopter newsman Bob Tur, died Feb. 27 in Los Angeles of primary pulmonary hypertension. She was 58.
Jonathan Slott, a former radio and TV scriptwriter, producer and director, died March 2 in Novato of a stroke. He was 89.
Linda Hamilton has been cast as the voice of Nemesis, demi-goddess of vengeance, in the animated series "Disney's Hercules."
The Disney Channel has ordered 65 episodes of a gameshow strip from Dick Clark Prods. that's based on the Price Stern Sloan series of Mad Libs fill-in-the-blank party-game books.