Group W Prods. may announce as early as this week's Promax (formerly BPME) promotions confab in Orlando that a resolution has been worked out between the producer-distributor and its disgruntled…
Columbia has wrapped up senior production staff hirings for the new fall talk strip "Ricki Lake," with the syndicator naming Stuart Krasnow as supervising producer and April Benimowitz as senior…
The chairmen of ITV's 14 regional stations meet today with National Heritage Secretary Peter Brooke to discuss possible changes in ITV cross-ownership rules.
Two of the nation's largest cable operators may team up with the world's biggest computer software company to promote a standard for interactive TV.
HutchVision Ltd.'s Star TV is embarking on a major expansion. The Hong Kong-based satellite-delivered programmer is opening eight new offices throughout Asia and expanding four existing ones.
Home Shopping Network has broken back into the black. The cable shopping programmer has been nagged by financial and legal issues for several months, but managed to eke out a $ 5.8 million (7 cents…
The Federal Communications Commission seeks congressional blessing for its plan to delay rollbacks on cable rates until Oct. 1.
Fox's News Division has bought $ 1 million worth of editing equipment from Avid Technology Inc. The unit, which is a part of News Corp., bought 10 Media Composer digital non-linear editing systems…
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Telephone companies are opposing sweeping legislation offered this week by Sens. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) and John Danforth (R-Mo.) that contains a provision allowing telcos to offer cable TV service…
ABC Entertainment president Ted Harbert paused during his presentation to affiliates Thursday to make a policy statement about TV violence -- namely, that the web will work to keep levels to "an…