Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) pledged Tuesday to resist passage of all anti-TV violence legislation following announcements by the networks and cable industries to hire independent researchers to monitor…
The three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co. are planning to dispense with formal pilot presentations to advertisers this year, apparently seeing little upside in the practice.
Tributes to Sid Caesar and Norman Lear will bookend the Museum of Television & Radio's 11th annual television festival, to be held March 2-19 at the L.A. County Museum of Art.
The William Morris Agency has teamed with Prime Ticket Network and a New York interactive service provider to start an L.A.-based interactive cable service.
French pay TV giant Canal Plus predicted upbeat results for 1993, with estimated revenues of 8.6 billion francs ($ 1.4 billion), a 9.3% increase from 1992, according to a company statement Tuesday.
Fourth-quarter earnings at Spelling Entertainment Inc. more than doubled as the company continued to ride the success of its "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Melrose Place" skeins.
Sunday's Dallas Cowboys-Buffalo Bills Super Bowl telecast has cleared the way for NBC's highest weeklong rating and biggest margin of victory during a non-Olympic week in five years.
Facing unprecedented pressure from Capitol Hill to curb TV violence, cable and broadcast industry representatives will hold two press conferences today to unveil a series of voluntary initiatives…
Four stagehands were injured when a smoke-producing machine caught fire during filming at CBS Television City, authorities said.
Jonathan Axelrod and James Widdoes, two exec producers on the hit CBS sitcom "Dave's World," are close to signing an exclusive pact to develop and produce series with CBS Entertainment Prods.
Helmers of ABC's "NYPD Blue" blew away the opposition Monday, dominating the list of tube nominees for the 46th annual Directors Guild of America awards Monday, while HBO directors buoyed cabler…