Cable industry lawyers and accountants will be working overtime in the next few weeks to decipher a 450-page report released by the FCC late Monday that will determine which cable operators are…
The federal government is moving to tighten bidding regulations for pay-TV: From now on it is asking for a 5% deposit up front from potential licensees.
Stephanie Hodge, who's starring in the CBS-Columbia Pictures TV pilot "Muddling Through," will exit the NBC-Disney series "Nurses" at the end of this season.
Former "Entertainment Tonight" exec producer David Nuell has a new job. He has landed at Time Telepictures Television, where he will develop firstrun programming under an exclusive multiyear deal.
Combined revenues of the nation's television and radio broadcasters fell in 1991 while those of the cable TV industry rose, according to a Commerce Dept. survey.
MTV Networks Inc. will launch an in-house production unit, MTV Prods., whose mission will be to develop feature film and TV projects, MTV exec VP Judy McGrath announced Monday.
The operator of a casting service has sued KCBS-TV and consumer reporter Judd McIlvaine over an allegedly false story that accused the service of operating illegally.
Showtime Networks Inc. is seeking a court declaration that it can offset more than $ 29 million from future payments due under an output agreement with Orion Pictures Corp. because Orion…
Raymond Burr returns in his other traditional role, wheelchair-bound detective chief Robert T. Ironside, retired consultant for the Frisco police (now into vineyards), to help Denver select a new…
Multimedia Entertainment Monday pulled the plug on the weekly magazine show "I File," which had been scheduled to premiere this fall.
KCBS-TV's ouster of news director John Lippman -- after a stormy 16-month tenure at the station -- was seen in most quarters as a case of too many headaches with too little ratings improvement to…