Owen Simon, a TV marketing pioneer who logged 40 years with Westinghouse Broadcasting and Group W Prods., now part of CBS Inc., will retire at the end of the month.
Showtime, which has suffered in the last year or so from a sparse inventory of exclusive theatrical pictures, has bought pay-cable rights to the movies released by Miramax's Dimension Pictures…
Leading lights from Europe's film and TV worlds met in Brussels Monday to map out policy guidelines for future EU audiovisual policy.
Legal eagles are lining up to take part in syndie TV trials. Mills Lane, a Nevada jurist better known to many as the referee in the Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield ear-biting fracas last June, has…
MTV Networks followed through on its rumored threat to litigate the departure of Nick at Nite's TV Land head man Rich Cronin by filing suit Friday against Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. as well as against…
Rob Sorcher has been upped to executive VP of Cartoon Network, U.S., from his previous post of senior VP and G.M.
Paxson Communications has made two exec appointments in preparation for next year's launch of the Paxson Television Network.
Vet femme fatale Sally Kellerman is taking a slightly different career path for the Yuletide season: She'll be playing Mrs. Scrooge.
The NABET strike that knocked out ABC's golf coverage on Saturday may leave the network on the hook for $3 million in ad revenues.
The Nanny Murder Trial yielded Court TV's best Nielsen ratings since the heyday of California vs. O. J. Simpson in 1994.
Just one hour after he was sworn in as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, William Kennard announced Monday that he will continue the Clinton administration's campaign to curb liquor…