The Anti-Defamation League is urging the Walt Disney Co. to further revise an “Aladdin” tune (Daily Variety, July 12) and remove the word “barbaric” from lyrics Arab groups found offensive. * * *…
Channel 4, one of the main sources of finance for the British film industry, will increase its feature film budget by 37% in 1994.
Le Studio Canal Plus S.A., a unit of the French-based pay TV operation Canal Plus, is consolidating its U.S. operations under the banner of Le Studio Canal Plus (U.S.), effectively merging the…
Most syndie strips lit up the sky with higher ratings during the week ended July 4, according to the weekly Nielsen national barter rankings.
VH-1 has signed Francis Ford Coppola to transform the musicvideo into a 23-minute narrative mini-musical. Calling it "the birth of a new television form," VH-1 prexy Ed Bennett said, "We're trying to…
"Today" capitalized on the Fourth of July week to set off its own fireworks, breaking rival "Good Morning America's" 34-week-old consecutive win streak in the daypart.
The Federal Communications Commission Thursday proposed allowing cable systems that opt to have their prices regulated like a utility to receive an annual rate of return on capital of 10%-14%.
Greystone Communications has signed Danny Glover to host itsupcoming Arts & Entertainment network series "Civil War Journal," the company confirmed.
The USA network suffered through a bruising session with critics on Thursday over the upcoming movie "Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair," which the basic cable web has dubbed a "fictional account" of…
Lifetime Television will expand its programming lineup to Sundays on Aug. 1 in a quest to present alternative women's fare against sports.
TV talk show host Arsenio Hall, director John Singleton and rap artists Eazy-E and Public Enemy were discussed as potential targets by a white supremacist group that intended to start a race war by…