Geraldo Rivera hasn't taped his syndicated talkshow in Los Angeles for five years. So why is he now scheduled to do a week's worth of rare remote live programs for the market in early May?
ValueVision has put on ice its planned buyout of National Media, the nation's largest infomercial maker. This was the first media merger to be whipsawed by 1994's interest rate-inspired bear market.
Turner Broadcasting System's attempt to purchase the Home Shopping Network is on hold. According to industry sources, Time Warner, a major shareholder in Turner with home shopping ambitions of its…
China tightened its already strict media controls Saturday, decreeing that foreign firms would not be allowed to set up or operate cable television stations.
With the sale of "Ricki Lake" to ABC affil WKRC-TV in Cincinnati, Columbia TriStar Television Distribution has cleared the freshman talker in the top 50 markets. Overall, "Ricki" is cleared on 166…
Midway through the six-day Mip TV Market on the French Riviera, the level of program sales seemed healthy enough, though surprisingly few of the approximately 400 exhibiting companies felt the urge…
How does one create the musical soundtrack for a film about the most popular band in the world? Grammy-winning producer Don Was was faced with just that challenge for Gramercy Pictures' early Beatles…
The "Roseanne" soap opera went public again Friday, raising questions about the hit ABC comedy's status.
Two of the European continent's key distributors -- Germany's Beta Television and Italy's RAI -- unveiled their upcoming product for packed audiences of potential buyers Saturday during the 31st…
Filmed in Georgia by Anasazi Prods. in association with the Walt Disney Co. Executive producer, Robert Benedetti; producer, Cleve Landsberg; co-producer, Peter Stelzer; director, Joan Tewkesbury…
The makers of the acclaimed documentary "Hoop Dreams" signed to remake the docu into a telefilm with Turner Pictures to be aired on TNT in conjunction with the 1995 NBA playoffs.