Joseph K. Lucas has been upped to executive VP of sales and marketing for Paramount Intl. Television. As part of the promotion, Lucas will have an expanded role in directing Par's efforts to produce…
In an effort to shore up its position as the "media hub" of Asia, Hong Kong announced on Friday reforms to its outdated broadcasting regulations.
Veteran FCC commissioner Susan Ness told broadcasters gathered here Monday that cablers should be required to carry broadcasters' high-definition signals. "We need to make sure that digital TV rolls…
Three-time Oscar-winning song lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed vice chair of the Governors Ball of the 70th Academy Awards. Bergman has been affiliated with the gala since 1992, when he…
After getting off to a chilly start, the Sundance Film Festival began to heat up Sunday as the sun came out over Park City and news of a number of high-profile acquisitions began to flow.
Last year, the question was, What will "Ragtime" do for Broadway? This week, the industry will be watching to see what Broadway does for "Ragtime."
Just in case you suspected that Super Bowl hype was in any danger of subsiding in this, the game's 32nd year, consider the amount of attention that ESPN and its affiliated networks will be devoting…
Fox affils are delaying final agreement on a plan to restructure the Fox Children's Network until they hear the web's proposal for the stations to help pay for the expensive NFL package the web…
With spirits buoyed by a healthy TV advertising market and a bountiful harvest of new shows, the syndie biz is ready to shout a hearty hurrah as NATPE '98 gets under way in New Orleans this week.
Actor-dancer Gregory Hines and actress-recording artist Vanessa Williams have been chosen to host the 29th NAACP Image Awards honoring positive portrayals of African-Americans in television, film…
Viacom Entertainment topper Jonathan Dolgen sounded the alarm on behalf of UHF station owners here at the Assn. of Local TV Stations confab Monday.