At the board of directors meeting of American Playhouse, prez/CEO David M. Davis announced he would retire April 30. The board quickly elevated two to fill the power void.
In a case in which art may end up imitating advertising, Creative Artists Agency reportedly is trying to translate "Polar Bears"-- one of two dozen commercials the agency masterminded for the…
Prepare for more royalty, as NBC has scheduled the four-hour miniseries "Diana: Her True Story" for April 4-5, based on Andrew Morton's bio.
More than 28 million adults are watching cable and broadcast television each week from locations other than their primary residence, according to a new study released by the Network Television Assn.
Strong results from Paramount Communications' television operations failed to offset a weak showing at the box office, resulting in a sharp decline in earnings for the first quarter.
NEW YORK -- Of interest mainly to tradesters, "Joey Breaker" is an inside look at a New York movie talent agent. Lack of visual pizazz plus miscasting severely limit indie pic's breakout potential.
Ruth Slawson is leaving her post as senior VP of movies and miniseries at NBC , marking the firstmajor exec change since Don Ohlmeyer took over as president of the network's West Coast operations…
Gov. Mario Cuomo, Mayor David Dinkins and CBS chairman Laurence Tisch will be among government and CBS officials gathering in New York this morning to unveil a long-term commitment to working in the…
Two latest episodes in Chanticleer Films' "Discovery Program" series of short films shown on Showtime includes a look at Holocaust atrocities through fresh, young eyes and dramatization of true story…
Electricite de France has signed a joint venture agreement with Tele-Communications Inc. and Lenfest Communications Inc., another U.S. cable company, to develop and operate cable systems throughout…
Fear of numbers is the virus sweeping the new TV stations n-tv and VOX. Though both started up more than a month before (all-news channel n-tv in November and infotainment station VOX in January)…