Fox Broadcasting Co. has revised its retransmission consent plan to win the support of its affiliates, in the process dangling a big, bright carrot before stations by offering them five-year…
ABC says it will join CBS and NBC in trying to get cable systems to pay cash for carrying signals of the eight TV stations the Alphabet Web owns.
Azusa city hall is scrambling to find Hollywood producers with some juice -- preferably dynamite -- to film the demolition of the 12-building, 106-unit Balboa Apartments complex.
John Miller has had his responsibilities shuffled at NBC Entertainment, giving up supervision of daytime programs while overseeing a new area, event programming, reporting to entertainment prez…
The Center for Population Options is accepting entries for its 1993 Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards.
"Murphy Brown" co-exec producer Tom Palmer and producer Michael Patrick King have entered into exclusive overall deals with TriStar TV, in the process becoming exec producers on the Sony Pictures…
Together Again Prods. has signed an agreement with Tyco-Viewmaster to produce up to seven additional videos for the "Kidsongs" video series.
Twentieth TV will yank "Studs" from syndication this fall, but the distributor reportedly is shopping the strip to young-skewing cable webs such as MTV and VH-1. If one of the cablers opts to pick up…
Jay Thomas, disc jockey and co-star of CBS' "Hearts Afire," has sued radio station KPWR for breach of contract, alleging he was fired without notice or the chance to correct problems.
HBO is planning to launch its sister pay service Cinemax throughout Latin America this fall.
Ordinarily so skillful at wringing laughs out of schlocky B-movies and cheesy old TV shows, HBO's "Dream On" stumbles, ironically by succumbing to some of the pomposity it usually ridicules. Show…