Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) says he will resist passage of anti-TV violence legislation but warns that the issue has become so volatile, he's not sure his efforts will be successful.
Performers: Aerosmith, Tony Bennett, Clint Black, Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Steve Cropper, Digable Planets, Sheila E., Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Lynn Harrell, Whitney Houston, Alan Jackson…
Polish President Lech Walesa sacked the head of the National Radio and Television Council Tuesday following the council's controversial award of a private television license to the Polish company…
Robin Green has been promoted to senior VP, Castle Rock TV, reporting to division president Glenn Padnick.
There were additional cuts at Columbia Pictures TV in business affairs administration, following layoffs Monday in the publicity department (Daily Variety, March 1).
A David Letterman guest shot on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" and the premiere of "Later With Greg Kinnear" delivered respectable numbers for NBC Monday, according to Nielsen overnight results.
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
HBO confirmed that Rutger Hauer and Miranda Richardson will star in "Fatherland," the pay cable network's latest original movie.
Now that NBC's "Wings" has become a solid ratings performer from its days of being a "Cheers" lead-out, Paramount is said to be second-guessing its decision to sell reruns to USA Network.
Buena Vista Prods. Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Peter Herdrich as exec producer of the weekly syndicated advocacy series "The Crusaders" (Daily Variety, March 1), which Disney is seeking to…
In a surprise move, Dawn Airey will be named today as the new controller of arts and entertainment at Channel 4, the No. 3 job at the commercial TV web.