Roseanne and Tom Arnold said they'll donate $ 15,000 to the Red Cross to help Mississippi River flood victims in Iowa and Illinois. The Arnolds have a home and diner they run in Iowa and have named…
In what could end up as a breakthrough on the thorny issue of retransmission consent, the third largest cable operator in the U.S., Continental Cablevision, has agreed to pay the ABC- and…
Portman Entertainment and Zenith, two of Britain's leading producers of TV drama and feature films, are about to become one.
Senate communications subcommittee chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) stunned members of his panel Wednesday when he called for a vote within the next several weeks on legislation that would grant…
Perry Simon, the senior exec within NBC Entertainment behind Warren Littlefield, is leaving his post as exec VP of primetime programs and entering into a non-exclusive production arrangement with the…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters this week asked the FCC to issue a ruling preempting state and local laws that prevent consumers from using rooftop antennas to receive TV signals.
"Shirley," the Canadian talkshow whose network run was scuttled before getting a chance to air on ABC, is making its way into syndication with clearances in the U.S.' top two markets, on WPIX in New…
DirecTv Inc. has signed a pay-per-view agreement with Universal Pay Television, whereby U will provide current release films and events for PPV.
Jeff Margolis, who has directed the last five Academy Award telecasts, has been signed to produce and direct this year's Miss America Pageant, seeking to breathe new life into the beauty contest.
Cable TV trade organizations are pressing the Federal Communications Commission for relief for small cable operators from new rules that stem from Congress' passage of the 1992 Cable Act.