Dad's so busy at work he neglects his children. When one of his two young daughters dies in an accident, he learns that life is precious, to stop and smell the roses, that family is more important…
Arbitron, which announced that it would discontinue its TV ratings at year’s end, will extend the service until March 1 in Detroit and Cleveland, markets that won’t be serviced by Nielsen until May…
Larger-than-life eight-hour 1989 miniseries oater didn't really demand a sequel, but showbiz economics did. Hence, just in time for fall sweeps comes "Return to Lonesome Dove." Show, spread over…
Small-cable TV operators are calling on Congress to restrict telephone company entry into the cable TV business for seven years or until the telcos face competition in the delivery of local phone…
The FCC on Tuesday rescinded a waiver allowing General Telephone Co. of California (GTECA) to build a cable TV service in Cerritos, and ordered a sale of the cable operation within 120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