The FCC on Tuesday rescinded a waiver allowing General Telephone Co. of California (GTECA) to build a cable TV service in Cerritos, and ordered a sale of the cable operation within 120 days.
The Russian and Welsh partners who produced the Emmy-winning "Shakespeare -- The Animated Tales" are teaming up again to make a multimillion-dollar animation series based on the Bible.
Acting FCC chairman James Quello said Tuesday he's reassessing a plan to allow telephone companies in cities of up to 10,000 people to provide cable TV service.
Veteran publicist Bob Werden begins his 14th year as Academy Awards publicity coordinator. Werden began his Oscar show association with the 41st and 42nd Awards in 1969 and 1970. He returned to the…
First of the season's NGS spex focuses on five U.S. areas with severe water problems and how some are coping, others are trying. How long the average citizen will stay tuned is a question; no matter…
Orion Home Video will be the sole distributor of Orion and Fox Lorber Home Video product, contrary to what was printed in Tuesday’s story. “Night and Day” and “Palombella Rossa,” which will be…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
NBC, encouraged by the success of three initial entries in the "Moment of Truth" telefilm franchise, has ordered a total of eight more movies from O'Hara-Horowitz Prods. under that thematic umbrella…
Unsolved Mysteries" is successful not because it looks good -- it doesn't -- and not because it's well acted -- it isn't -- but because it sometimes gets its man.
Bell Atlantic chieftain Raymond Smith said Tuesday the TV business will have "stupendous" growth over the next decade, and that Hollywood will be a chief beneficiary of the explosion in video choices.
Home Shopping Network Inc. and Black Entertainment Television have agreed to consider developing shop-at-home programming for BET.