The Writers Guild Foundation, in cooperation with the Writers Guild of America, West, will host the Intl. Screen & Television Writers Festival, featuring the work of 10 award-winning film and TV…
Two more TV networks have joined News Corp. and Nine Network Australia Ltd. in a consortium bidding for one of two Australian pay TV licenses. Applications for the licenses closed Wednesday.
NBC has signed a new four-year, $ 750-million deal with the National Basketball Assn. that includes an unprecedented profit-sharing arrangement.
ABC Sports president Dennis Swanson, further paring back his responsibilities , will give up supervision of ABC daytime programming, according to sources.
Renewal of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" for a seventh season won't affect Paramount Pictures' previously reported plans to produce a "TNG" feature film for Christmas 1994, sources said Wednesday.
Hearst Corp. president-CEO Frank A. Bennack Jr. has been selected to receive the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences trustees award, to be presented June 10 at a black-tie banquet in New…
Orion Pictures will receive a $ 500,000 cash infusion for the sale of worldwide TV licensing rights for a "RoboCop" series to Canada's Skyvision Entertainment.
Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) is planning oversight hearings in late May to explore whether progress has been made at limiting TV violence.
Kevin Costner and Jim Wilson's Tig Prods. is cooking on both feature and TV fronts: The film "Rapa Nui" is now lensing, with "Wyatt Earp" in preproduction, and the company is developing John…
Time Warner is convinced the TV viewing audience has changed since the flop of the Warner QUBE experiment in the late 1970s and early '80s, and that's why the company is aggressively pursuing…
Vicki Lawrence, who has declared herself at war with the producer of her syndicated talkshow (Daily Variety, April 27), said Wednesday that her physician has ordered her to rest and avoid stress.