Nielsen Media Research said TV ratings produced by its would-be rival, Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), will be at least 12% higher because of a decision to include bystanders who aren't watching…
According to a spokesman for TriStar Pictures, the final negative cost of the James L. Brooks film “As Good As it Gets” was in the mid-$50 millions, contrary to what was suggested in Wednesday’s…
In response to a recent speech by Reed Hundt, Radio and Television News Directors Assn. president Barbara Cochran opined in a letter to the FCC chairman that broadcast journalism does not take a back…
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In a further attempt to stake out its position as a digital- TV-friendly company, Intel announced Wednesday that it wants to develop, with the cooperation of broadcasters and other content…
“Gray’s Anatomy,” the first original theatrical feature from the Independent Film Channel, will make its TV preem on the cable outlet at 10 p.m. Friday. Directed by Steven Soderbergh, pic is a…
John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc. will launch a package of 12 Spanish-language cable networks in spring 1998.
MTV became even more plugged into its core 16-25-year-old demographic group Tuesday with the unveiling of "The Live Link," a hybrid cyber-broadcast that marries TV studio familiarity to…
Tribune Entertainment has struck a deal with NBC Enterprises and Peter Engel Prods. to launch a new syndie weekly series, "Malibu, CA," next fall.
Universal TV Enterprises has won the bidding war against such powerhouses as Paramount, Warner Bros. and King World for the right to distribute a Maury Povich-hosted talkshow starting in fall 1998.
A day after being fined by the National Basketball Assn. for comments he made criticizing Turner Broadcasting for renewing its NBA TV rights package at double its previous cost, Tele-Communications…
Forming a potent partnership, Polygram Filmed Entertainment will join Warner Bros. and Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable in a new three-way theatrical film distribution alliance in Spain.