Pierre DesRoches has unexpectedly resigned as executive director of Telefilm Canada, the country's most influential film and TV funder. DesRoches, who has helmed Montreal-based Telefilm for the past…
Broadcasters are urging the House telecommunications subcommittee to include a broadcast industry "wish list" in information superhighway legislation that will be voted on next week.
France's first pay-per-view service will be launched in May, according to a Feb. 17 statement from major cable operators Lyonnaise des Eaux and France Telecom.
AIDS has claimed the life of Randy Shilts, the author and reporter who wrote the preeminent chronicle of the disease, "And the Band Played On: People, Politics and the AIDS Epidemic," recently made…
In what's shaping up as a potential collision on the information superhighway between Hollywood and the Baby Bells, the MPAA is calling for tougher rules ensuring that telephone company entry into…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has selected its annual College Television Awards winners, with a total $ 16,100 to be presented at ceremonies in Beverly Hills March 13.
Race to Freedom" is a powerful two-hour cablefilm that breaks from the Black History Month staples of documentaries and repeats, by exploring the lives of the men and women, blacks and whites, who…
KNBC-TV's longtime entertainment critic David Sheehan has made his long-rumored departure from the Peacock O&O, sources say.
Further rollbacks in cable TV rates will threaten cable's ability to deliver information superhighway technologies to consumers, the National Cable Television Assn. claimed Thursday.
Postpartum depression kicks off this two-hour quasi-whodunit, as a series of mishaps befalls new mom Catherine Elshant, leading friends to conclude she is cracking under the stress of new motherhood…