The South African government Thursday announced the establishment of a film and television trust and a film/TV foundation to boost the industry.
The Cable Telecommunications Assn. has offered to help pay for meeting sites when the FCC conducts a series of seminars nationally to explain cable TV rate regulations to consumer groups and local…
The British Broadcasting Corp. will cut down on the polished southern English accents that dominate its air waves in favor of greater regional diversity, a top official was quoted on Thursday as…
CBS chairman Laurence Tisch and his wife Billie will be honored by the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York Monday at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Vice President Al Gore will be the…
British Sky Broadcasting declined to comment on talk it is looking to raise T450 million to T500 million ($ 300 million-$ 333 million) in outside loans to repay some of the money it owes…
CBS has ordered two additional episodes of "Harts of the West," the Saturday drama from the Kushner-Locke Co., increasing the total order to 15 hours.
Polsat, the Polish satellite broadcaster, has defeated a galaxy of international media groups to win Poland's first national private TV license, Daily Variety has learned.
Fox Broadcasting Co. confirmed the hiring of three more CBS Sports alumni to staff its National Football Conference coverage next season at a press conference in Atlanta, the site of Super Bowl…
Talkshow host Charlie Rose has signed on to emcee the Gotham portion of the Directors Guild of America's 46th annual awards dinner for outstanding motion picture, TV and ad production in 1993.
Though saying he's unconvinced there's a correlation between TV violence and street violence, Motion Picture Assn. of America prez Jack Valenti said Thursday that Hollywood must act more responsibly…
Silicon Graphics Inc. chairman and founder James Clark said Thursday he's leaving the pioneering computer company to start a new business designing software for interactive television.