"The Boys of St. Vincent," a mini about sexual abuse at a church-run orphanage, nabbed Best of the Festival Grand Prize at the 14th annual Banff Fest -- the first all-Canadian production to take top…
With the specter of government action looming, leading TV exex defended their industry Tuesday against charges that there is too much violence on television.
VH1, the musicvideo-oriented cable network aimed at adults 25 to 49 years old, has bought its first sitcom repeat, the revamped "WKRP in Cincinnati," which will complete its firstrun-syndication…
Sting, Ted Danson, Don Henley, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda and Pele are among those scheduled to receive Earth Day International Awards at ceremonies to be held Thursday in Los Angeles and New York.
An eight-hour glance at celebs covering 1900-93, being served up by PBS in four two-hour chunks, plays like a flip-card, subjective look at people who've made a name. Inferences, vague observations…
George Lucas, who created and produced the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" trilogies, told an audience of cable executives that he's ready to make movies for new exhibitors such as the phone…
Denise Van Patten has been upped to VP business and legal affairs for Fox Television Stations and Fox News. David Keneipp has been named director of business and legal affairs for the same divisions.
Despite assurances of less violence in the future on its net, CBS drops in a program focused on a young woman and her male roommate who chokes, stabs and tortures people crossing his path. Directed…
Congressional staff members got an earful Monday from cable operators angry over passage of the cable reregulation bill last year.
A month after the Hungarian government partially lifted its four-year ban on private broadcasting, the Budapest city council in recent days opened the door wider to deregulation of Hungary's media…
Cable television stocks have been caught in a volatile crosscurrent on Wall Street the last two months.