House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) will hold a hearing today to consider reinstating the Fairness Doctrine.
Francis Bouygues, self-made construction millionaire, former TF1 president and founder of major French film studio CIBY 2000, died of a heart attack Saturday in St. Malo.
Worried by growing violence in society, British television is vowing to screen less crime and brutality. The British Broadcasting Corp. on Thursday announced revised guidelines for programmers.
HBO Independent Prods., the Los Angeles-based comedy specialist, is setting up shop as a producer for British TV webs.
Don Mischer, exec producer of this year's 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and a former Academy of Television Arts & Sciences governor, says he's looking at this year's telecast "as a new beginning…
Producer Steven Bochco has agreed to cut 15 seconds from a love-making scene in his controversial new drama "NYPD Blue" at the request of ABC, which felt the shot "lingered with those people in bed a…
While the debate over violence on television has recently put Hollywood on the front burner in the U.S., similar concerns have been heating up the international airwaves, according to a new study.
King World has filled the production ranks of its new syndicated "Les Brown" talker, announcing Friday the appointment of vet TV director Brian Campbell and 10 other key behind-the-scenes personnel.
CapCities/ABC Video Enterprises and DIC Animation City have confirmed a long-discussed joint venture to form a new entity, DIC Entertainment LP, to produce live-action and animated children's…
Cosmos Broadcasting has confirmed the first "pure" retransmission consent deal, in which a cable company will pay cash to carry a local TV station.
NBC programs and personalities walked away with the most honors at the ninth annual Television Critics Assn. Awards, including comedy and drama series kudos to "Seinfeld" and "I'll Fly Away."