James Thurber and E.B. White asked, "Is Sex Necessary?""Nature's" new six-hour saga on the subject observes that the drive to reproduce does make it necessary. First four hours (half the second…
Top execs for the Communications Workers of America will join the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians at the bargaining table for talks with NBC.
Terri Guarnieri has been named exec producer of the NBC daytime soap "Another World."
A tantalizing vision of the Asia-Pacific Rim teeming with hundreds of new TV channels and fresh sources of film investment and acquisition coin was laid out at the three-day Screen Production Assn…
The following programs were awarded International Emmys during the 21st International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton Monday night.
In a move insiders value at between $ 750 million and $ 1 billion, MGM/UA Monday announced the renewal of an exclusive theatrical output deal with Showtime Networks Inc., in which the cabler retains…
The U.K.'s ITV commercial network has signed its largest film acquisition deal with a major Hollywood studio, a renewal of its long-standing relationship with Sony Pictures Entertainment.
In a frontal assault on Fox Inc.'s right to continue owning U.S. TV stations , New York's chapters of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People are charging Fox with "flagrant…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday offered legislation permitting telephone entry into the cable TV business and allowing cablers to become local telephone service…
Comic Jeff Foxworthy has signed a deal to star in a half-hour sitcom through Viacom Prods., the company confirmed, under the first joint talent deal between the production unit and sister Viacom…
NBC has scheduled the Paramount Network TV action hour "Viper" for Fridays at 8 p.m. starting Jan. 7, following a two-hour Jan. 2 premiere in the web's Sunday movie slot.