For the first time since the merger that created Time Warner, the company posted full-year net profits. Four of the company's operating divisions -- music , filmed entertainment, HBO and cable -…
General Motors filed a lawsuit against NBC in Indiana yesterday, charging the web and an independent testing firm with defamation stemming from an installment of "Dateline NBC," which questioned the…
Lou Gattozzi, operations director at WJW-TV, Cleveland, will serve as chairman and chief executive officer of NATPE Intl. for the 1993-94 term.
Alice Cahn has been named director of children's programming at PBS. Cahn, director of the Los Angeles-based Education First!, assumes the post Feb. 16. She is a veteran children's TV programmer…
Julian Mounter, former director-general of Television New Zealand, has been appointed president and chief executive of Hong Kong's Hutchvision Ltd., parent company of Star TV.
The Assn. of Independent Television Stations has asked the Federal Communications Commission to block MTM Television's bid to sell reruns of the CBS series "Rescue 911" as a stripped access program…
A standout image from this capsule history of black comedy is Dick Cavett interviewing Richard Pryor and Eddie
Broadcasters yesterday urged the Federal Communications Commission to nix a cable industry request for modification of the so-called "network non-duplication rules."
CBS' Saturday morning kids lineup, challenged in recent weeks by the upstart Fox Children's Network, scored the highest rating of the season among children 2 -11 to finish first, according to A.C…
Formulaic drama based on the true story of Richard Farley (Richard Thomas), who stalked co-worker Laura Black (Brooke Shields), combines woman-in-jeopardy and mass-killer genres into a predictable…
Robert Shapiro has been named senior executive consultant for the 65th Academy Awards presentation, marking his fourth Oscar assignment. Shapiro's most recent credit is as executive in charge of…