Ownership of the Lifetime cable network is almost certain to change before year's end in the face of buyout negotiations among its three corporate parents: Viacom, Capital Cities/ABC and Hearst.
The Writers Guild of America, West will give its 1993 Paul Selvin Award to writer Cynthia Whitcomb. Whitcomb is receiving the awardfor "Guilty Until Proven Innocent," an NBC telefilm that told the…
Non-theatrical TV and video programmer Fire & Ice Entertainment has signed an exclusive pact with marketing and distribution company the Maier Group for the development of homevid programming under…
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts will hold its 24th annual awards ceremony Sunday. Twin ceremonies will be held in London and Los Angeles.
German media giant Bertelsmann is shopping for joint venture partners in Europe to expand its TV interests outside of Germany, Manfred Lahnstein, chief of the company's electronic media division…
Jack Nicholson has been added to the cast of presenters for the 65th Academy Awards, which will be handed out March 29, in ceremonies televised live by ABC.
PBS affiliate KMTP-TV, one of only two black-owned public broadcasting stations in the U.S., was expected to suspend broadcasting this week.
The winning streaks continued in fringe ratings, according to Nielsen statistics for the week ending March 7, as ABC's "Good Morning America" posted its 17th consecutive victory among morning fare…
Employees of CNN's New York bureau will vote April 22 whether to unionize under the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, ultimately bringing to a head the union's more than six-year…
American Movie Classics premieres an hour chat with Katharine Hepburn on "Reflections on the Silver Screen with Professor Richard Brown" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Mickey Rourke will star in "The Last,"…
Pubcaster CBC and Astral Video have joined forces in a distribution and marketing alliance that will bring television programming to the Canadian video market.