The Disney Studios will produce their first movie for television under the Touchstone TV banner, which has previously been used only for sitcoms.
Joe Hamilton Prods. Inc. is claiming at least $ 10 million in damages from Lorimar Distribution Intl. Inc. for allegedly improper computation of distribution fees for the series "Mama's Family."
Viacom has purchased a new based-on-a-true-life tale, "Stolen Love: A Child of Her Own." Written by first-time scripter Isabel Nady Storey, "Stolen" tells the story of a 28-year-old cocktail waitress…
ABC's proposed buyout offer to non-union employees will probably be sent out later this week, with pay-outs to be based on a scale calculated by years of service and salary level.
ABC confirmed yesterday the promotion of Ted Harbert as president of ABC Entertainment and sought to dispel conjecture that Stu Bloomberg--Harbert's fellow exec VP of prime time for the past 3 1/2…
ABC is expected to announce today the promotion of Ted Harbert to president of ABC Entertainment, filling a void left by Robert Iger's elevation to head the ABC TV Network Group, effective Jan. 1.
The postsweeps wake-up call continues for Carsey-Werner's "You Bet Your Life, " as the Bill Cosby-hosted strip will be downgraded in New York--the U.S.' largest TV market--from its 7 p.m. access…
A U.S. district court in Los Angeles has awarded Victorville broadcaster Sunbelt Television nearly $ 1 million in damages from Jones Intercable for the cabler's refusal to carry its signal.
Concluding that the show has run its course, CNBC has canceled "The Real Story." An estimated 10 staffers associated with the show may lose their jobs when the last episode of the Boyd…
The Big Three networks Friday jointly issued new standards to limit "gratuitous or excessive" depictions of program violence.
Cable television companies could be forced to roll back rates if they raise consumer prices excessively while the government works on rules to enforce the new cable rereg law, the Federal…