Hollywood's fin-syn contingent is not giving up the fight. The Coalition to Preserve the Financial Interest and Syndication Rules filed a petition with a federal appeals court in San Francisco…
The full-court marketing press of Mariah Carey continues with this Thanksgiving Day special, a superficial hourlong glance into the singer's background supported by a soundtrack of top tracks from…
Blazing numbers for "A Waltons Thanksgiving Reunion" and "Doctor Quinn, Medicine Woman" gave CBS a heartwarming weekend, boosting that network to a lopsided Nov. 15-21 primetime Nielsens victory and…
Reps. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jack Brooks (D-Texas) offered legislation Tuesday that would do away with a federal judge's rules that have dictated how telephone companies have operated for a…
The latest attempt to saddle up the "Bonanza" franchise doesn't get much right beyond the theme music, as the new generation of Cartwrights won't make anyone forget (or, for that matter, remember)…
Greg Kinnear, host of E! Entertainment Television's "Talk Soup," is reportedly near signing with NBC to take over as host of "Later," the latenight talkshow currently fronted by Bob Costas.
The U.S. Senate on Saturday voted to abolish the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, the tiny federal agency that divvies up cable TV copyright royalty money to Hollywood studios and other programmers.
There Are No Children Here" gives an unflinching look at a world in which children feel they have little control, where death's presence is felt daily and where there is too much month left before…
In a flurry of cancellation announcements, Warner Bros. has confirmed that it will pull the plug on the low-rated syndicated "Jane Whitney Show" in mid-January and the long-running series "Love…
ABC will reportedly churn up the sweeps waters in February with a one-hour primetime special based on the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition.
MCA/Universal Home Video joins the growing list of studios adopting longer pay-per-view windows on homevideo releases. The studio will test a 60-day hold-back on two upcoming titles.