Part of "South Bank Show," an ongoing series of English dox, Melvin Bragg's interview with Peter O'Toole in Frances Dickenson's fanciful look at the charismatic actor turns out to be a plug for his…
Britain's independent TV producers won a final victory yesterday over the ITV web in their battle for the control of program rights.
The highest-rated Academy Award telecast in 10 years has given ABC the boost it needed to break a string of 17 consecutive second-place weeklong finishes and win the March 29-April 4 prime time…
Rick Reynolds, whose confessional one-man show enjoyed a critically acclaimed stage run last year, is fairly successful in translating the piece to TV.
Producers William Bickley and Michael Warren have entered into a new long-term exclusive TV development and production deal with Lorimar TV, calling for their Bickley/Warren Prods. to create and…
Review: ‘HBO Pictures: The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom’
Title doesn't tell it all, but it's a good reference point: Latest HBO Picture concerns not only that bizarre story of Texan Wanda Holloway and how she supposedly tried to hire a hitman to knock off…
The Corp. for Public Broadcasting yesterday shelled out $ 1 million to encourage Boston-based American Program Service as a new source of programming for public TV.
Kenneth Bettsteller has been tapped senior VP, FoxVideo International, after having served as Fox's VP, Pay TV Worldwide, for the past 18 months.
Warner Bros. has been ordered to pay $ 1.6 million to the family of James Dean and their agent, Curtis Management Group, related to a suit the studio had lost (Daily Variety, July 17, 1992) over the…
Legislation that would require health notices on beer and wine ads will seriously hurt local broadcasters and encourage the migration of sports programming to cable TV, National Assn. of Broadcasters…
CBS Entertainment president Jeff Sagansky has been named to the board of the National Conference of Christians & Jews, Los Angeles Chapter. Sagansky, one of four new directors, was recently presented…