Telephone companies are opposing sweeping legislation offered this week by Sens. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) and John Danforth (R-Mo.) that contains a provision allowing telcos to offer cable TV service…
ABC Entertainment president Ted Harbert paused during his presentation to affiliates Thursday to make a policy statement about TV violence -- namely, that the web will work to keep levels to "an…
About a third of ABC stations indicated they may be reluctant to air the Steven Bochco Prods. drama "NYPD Blue" in its present form, according to a show of hands at the network's business affiliate…
A new production company formed by John Labatt Entertainment was incorrectly identified in Thursday's paper.
Gary Borton has been appointed exec VP of laboratory operations at Deluxe Labs. Borton, a 27-year vet of Eastman Kodak Co., was most recently general manager and veepee of western U.S. and Canada…
The Federal Communications Commission has granted Nynex's New York Telephone Co. permission to conduct a one-year "video dialtone" trial in Manhattan over fiber optic phone lines.
ABC had another good week in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for May 31 to June 4, winning in early morning and late night while again finishing within a tenth of CBS in the daytime derby.
The entertainment industry should take a leadership role in combating television violence by refusing to work on shows that glorify violence, delegates were told at a "Prime Time/Crime Time" seminar…
A sizable number of syndicated strip shows were left licking their wounds during the week ended May 30 in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings , which overlaps with the final three days…
Home Box Office has joined a small but growing number of entertainment companies extending health coverage to same-sex domestic partners.
A Dusseldorf court has rejected a motion to revoke Vox's license.