National Assn. of Broadcasters president Eddie Fritts said yesterday that Hollywood never made known what it wanted during congressional deliberations over recently passed cable reregulation…
Responding to a 70% boost in sales, BBC Lionheart has revamped its internal organizational structure, merging sales and co-production teams and dividing duties by program genre, according to Sarah…
David Rubin, the casting director for "Fried Green Tomatoes," and Howard Feuer, casting director on "The Fisher King," were among the winners Tuesday night at the eighth annual Artios Awards.
The restructuring this week of Viacom Entertainment, which will cost 43 staffers their jobs and move syndie head Dennis Gillespie to a consultant's role , will result in a drastically different…
NBC is expected to place "Rhythm & Blues"--the Twentieth TV sitcom that snagged the coveted time period between "A Different World" and "Cheers"--on hiatus after Oct. 29, the first Thursday of the…
Tracey Ullman has lost her lawsuit against 20th Century Fox Film Corp. seeking profits related to merchandising of "The Simpsons," which was created as vignettes for "The Tracey Ullman Show."
In a week marked by numerous baseball preemptions and the Jewish holidays, Viacom's "Roseanne" suffered in its debut in the Nielsen national syndie barter rankings.
Los Angeles police seized 40,000 unauthorized cable TV devices worth an estimated $ 4.5 million, the second such seizure in four months.
Two TV cameraman became moving targets for a gunman holding a hostage yesterday morning. When Eric Grammel of the freelance Newsreel Video Service and Scott Torrens of KCAL-TV arrived at the crime…
An expensive four-page "mystery" ad appearing in TV trade magazines this week boasts that an upcoming syndie show features a central character "profiled in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and…
A Frontline presentation. Exec producer, David Fanning; producer, Thomas Lennon; senior producer, Michael Sullivan; writers, Richard Ben Cramer, Lennon, Michael Epstein; editors, Ken Eluto, Lisa…