"ABC World News Tonight" executive producer Rick Kaplan and correspondent Cokie Roberts received an official reprimand for staging a Capitol Hill news report on Jan. 26.
J. Max Robins
Viewers who tuned into the Jan. 26 edition of "ABC World News Tonight" had every reason to believe Cokie Roberts, standing in her overcoat, was reporting from in front of the Capitol Building in…
Roseanne Arnold isn't the only ABC diva playing hard to get in her contract negotiations with the network. "PrimeTime Live" anchor Diane Sawyer, the target of a multi-million dollar, four-way network…
A high-stakes bidding war is going on for Diane Sawyer that could make the ABC News anchorwoman the highest-paid network news star.
By the second day of the NATPE carnival, conventioneers were calling it the most active market in years. NATPE president/chief operating officer Bruce Johansen said, with a day left to go, attendance…
Katz Communications is on the verge of being sold to Dallas-based investment group Hicks, Muse & Co. The sale price, according to industry sources, will be approximately $ 265 million-$ 270 million.
In the wake of FCC chairman Reed Hundt's TV violence address Monday to a joint NATPE/INTV session, industry honchos were saying it was long on style and short on hoped-for substance.
Announcing its acquisition of rights to the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, for a record $ 375 million, CBS honchos claimed Wednesday they had snagged a potential moneymaker.
CBS has obtained rights for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, the network will announce today. CBS wasn't talking, but according to industry sources the Eye web will pay the Olympic…
The Northridge earthquake registered high on the Nielsen scale in the 28 Nielsen-metered markets outside Los Angeles, but the big ratings the networks garnered from their daytime coverage and news…
In a replay of when the first U.S. bombs hit Baghdad, CNN anchor Bernard Shaw got the all-news station on the air first with news of the Northridge earthquake at 4:31 a.m. Monday.