EchoStar surprised broadcasters Thursday with an announcement that it will offer "eligible" viewers in several large cities a programming tier that includes their major local affiliates, despite…
Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin has been appointed to teach the Theatrical Film Symposium class at the USC School of Cinema-Television, beginning Jan. 8.
Four months after a deal with another Los Angeles radio station abruptly fell through, longtime Chicago radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier has signed a long-term pact with CBS that will put him on…
USA Network and its sister Sci-Fi Channel have jointly acquired a package of 28 theatrical drama, sci-fi and horror titles -- a few of them genre classics -- from the vaults of MGM Domestic TV…
The attorney for MTV Networks spent most of the day Thursday trying to chip away at the credibility of Haim Saban, chairman and CEO of Rupert Murdoch's Fox Kids Worldwide, during a preliminary…
Erin Simon has been promoted to vice president of development at Tom Arnold's Universal-based Clean Break Prods. and will oversee development and production of all TV and feature projects.
CNBC is shaking up its weekend evening schedule -- making room for more entertainment. The cabler will bow a French adventure series on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m., Daily Variety has learned.
The Clinton Administration's top telecommunications policy wonk said media concentration is the biggest telecom priority for the White House and advised the Federal Communications Commission against…
LAS VEGAS -- It's full speed ahead for DVD in the homevideo world, several industry chieftains reported at a confab Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show here.