Alan Cohen, ABC's executive VP of marketing and research, has been asked to take over duties for on-air promotion until the network can find a someone to replace Jim Vescera, sources said.
The USA Network two-night original "Moby Dick" took first and second places among basic-cable programs for the first quarter of '98 in total households, with Nielsen Media ratings of 8.1. Comedy…
Days after proclaiming he was king of the world following an record-tying Oscar haul, evidence is building that "Titanic" writer/director/producer James Cameron is on course for a kingsize payday.
CNN News Group has upped nine-year vet Ted Iliff to the newly created executive editor post at CNN/U.S.
Weblet UPN made up some lost ground against rival WB by adding primary affiliates in Kansas City, Mo., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Viacom subsidiary Paramount Stations Group has commissioned production of "The Teen Files," a series of one-hour specials addressing topical issues facing teenagers.
In an all-or-nothing gamble by one of Canada's media giants to gain control of another, CanWest Global has launched a C$650 ($457 million) takeover bid against Vancouver-based broadcaster Western…
Basic-cable networks as a category chalked up another strong year for advertising revenues, topping out at a record $5.78 billion for 1997, a 22% gain over the previous year's total of $4.73 billion.
The intensive viewer interest that produced the highest-rated Oscarcast in 15 years spilled over to the pre-Academy Awards shows as well, with KABC and KTLA earning huge ratings increases for their…
Lawyers for Aaron Spelling on Tuesday asked a judge to throw out a $4.8 million pregnancy discrimination judgment won by actress Hunter Tylo against the "Melrose Place" producer or grant a new trial.
It appears that ABC Sports has gotten the nod in its turf battle with sister network ESPN about who gets to sell ads for the company's glamorous NFL packages.