Jim McCawley, a former co-producer of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," will take over the vacant supervising producer chores for Group W Prods.' "Vicki!" when the series resumes production…
Don Mischer, exec producer of this year's 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and a former Academy of Television Arts & Sciences governor, says he's looking at this year's telecast "as a new beginning…
While the debate over violence on television has recently put Hollywood on the front burner in the U.S., similar concerns have been heating up the international airwaves, according to a new study.
Cosmos Broadcasting has confirmed the first "pure" retransmission consent deal, in which a cable company will pay cash to carry a local TV station.
CapCities/ABC Video Enterprises and DIC Animation City have confirmed a long-discussed joint venture to form a new entity, DIC Entertainment LP, to produce live-action and animated children's…
Francis Bouygues, self-made construction millionaire, former TF1 president and founder of major French film studio CIBY 2000, died of a heart attack Saturday in St. Malo.
Worried by growing violence in society, British television is vowing to screen less crime and brutality. The British Broadcasting Corp. on Thursday announced revised guidelines for programmers.
KCAL-TV’s syndie talker “Nighttalk With Jane Whitney” scored a whopping 6.9 rating, 18 share in Nielsen Thursday, beating every other news, talk and entertainment show airing in the market from 10-11…
NBC programs and personalities walked away with the most honors at the ninth annual Television Critics Assn. Awards, including comedy and drama series kudos to "Seinfeld" and "I'll Fly Away."
House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) will hold a hearing today to consider reinstating the Fairness Doctrine.