Katz Communications, a television and radio station rep firm, has created Katz Hispanic Media, a stand-alone company developed to handle representation for Hispanic media outlets.
USA Network has reluctantly agreed to reschedule its telecast of "Fallen Champ: The Mike Tyson Story" 13 days after NBC airs the same special.
Walnut Creek-based Alliance Broadcasting has agreed to buy KFRC-AM and FM radio station from Lafayette developer Peter Bedford.
Witt-Thomas and Witt-Thomas-Harris Prods. confirmed yesterday that Gary Levine has been named prexy of its new TV wing as part of an expansion in the area (Daily Variety, Dec. 15).
Fed up with TV stations that blast viewers with ads up to four times louder than shows, the government on Wednesday ordered broadcasters to tone it down.
Home Box Office says its Sunday night all-star inaugural spec "An American Reunion" averaged a 10.0 rating/14 share in Nielsen HBO homes. The show built to a 12.1/16 in its final quarter hour…
CBS has reached an agreement with star Angela Lansbury and Universal TV on two additional seasons of "Murder, She Wrote," the web's highest-rated drama series.
Buena Vista Television said that its off-network sitcom "Empty Nest," debuting this fall, has now been cleared in excess of 90 markets covering almost 80% of the country.
Principal photography has begun in Portugal on "The House of the Spirits," a Constantin Film production written and directed by Bille August and produced by Bernd Eichinger.
The Supreme Court let stand a $ 2.5 million award to gravel-voiced singer Tom Waits over use of a "sound alike" artist to mimic his voice in a television commercial.