Black Entertainment Television's ex-chief financial officer has been handed a 30-month prison term after pleading guilty in January to fraud charges.
Basic cable web USA Network is taking its tennis coverage interactive through a partnership with Prodigy. Members of Prodigy's on-line services will be able to communicate with USA Network during the…
Jack Smith has joined ASI Market Research Inc., one of the largest TV research organizations in the world, as senior VP of new media research.
The IATSE and producers angrily broke off what were supposed to be peaceful talks about adjustments to their new contract Wednesday night in Palm Springs.
PBS has announced it is passing on funding a sequel to "Tales of the City," but the story isn't over yet. Some pubcasters, including WGBH in Boston, have started thinking about bypassing PBS…
DirecTv Inc., the GM Hughes Electronics-owned direct broadcast satellite programming service has inked a pay-per-view distribution agreement with Warner Bros. pay TV.
Zalman King and his co-writer and wife, Patricia Louisianna Knop, who specialize in erotic fare, kick off another pair of their trademark spiked red heels with the resumption of their soft-porn…
Commercial production is estimated to be more than a billion-dollar-a-year business in the U.S., although neither the American Assn. of Advertising Agencies nor the Assn. of Independent Commercial…
The Fox Network and former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson announced Thursday that the outspoken Johnson has signed on as in-studio analyst for the weblet's hourlong NFL pre-game show, which will…
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' "The Yearling," a rural, backwood yarn about a boy who adopts a deer as a pet, goes the remake route in this vidpic, but the absence of true grit and dirt-under-fingernails…
A man who has cleaned up at advertising and musicvideo awards ceremonies is sick of most television commercials, particularly the ones made for MTV.