Indie production outfit Saban Entertainment has formed Libra Pictures, a film and TV production banner that will tap into the marketplace of direct-to-video fare. The arm also intends to deliver…
The cartoon revolution is being televised: Channel by channel on the eventual 500-channel universe, in first-run syndication, on high-tech computer games and through computer-generated images.
Fox Inc. and the National Football League have extended their relationship by becoming co-partners in a new World League, consisting of six European teams, to begin play in April 1995.
While the cable industry may chuckle, the direct broadcast satellite business is serious about giving the wired world a run for its money. Later this year, two such services will launch, one backed…
It has been 37 years since Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera created "Ruff and Reddy ," a six-minute original cartoon for NBC, and the studio they founded is now celebrating the Year of the Flintstones.
Ensuring the preservation of over-the-air radio and TV will be a top priority for Reed Hundt in his new post as FCC chairman, he told broadcasters attending the National Assn. of Broadcasters…
Batman may well be lurking in the same corridors as the X-Men, but their creators disagree about how many superheroes will be trying to nudge them aside as they make the leap from printed panels to…
TV station sales may be on the rise, but broadcasters warn that the recent surge in station trading does not mean a return to the days when properties sold at 10 to 13 times cash flow. That's the…
Many syndicated shows suffered in the aftermath of the February sweeps. The national Nielsen syndication rankings for the week ended March 13 indicate that many programs experienced huge losses.
Falcon Holding Group L.P. said in a regulatory filing that the recent Federal Communications Commission decision to roll back cable rates an additional 7% will force the cabler to negotiate…