British Telecommunications, the U.K.'s national phone company, will be allowed to enter the broadcasting business in 2001, a year earlier than expected, the British government announced Thursday.
Gotham-based Eureka Pictures -- currently in production on John Pierson's "Split Screen" TV magazine for the Independent Film Channel -- will team with "Boogie Nights" producer John Lyons on…
Texas Governor George W. Bush dodged questions about his presidential ambitions after a speech Thursday to an industry group in which he lauded his state's track record for making film and TV…
Terry Botwick, vice president of specials at CBS Entertainment, has added oversight of current programming to his duties.
GERMANY The Cologne-based Viva television group is expanding rapidly, managing director Dieter Gorny announced on Tuesday. The group, which consists of German music video channels Viva and Viva 2…
In a grand gesture that cablers hope dispels the notion that their industry will try to derail the digital TV age, Time Warner and TCI made a very public promise to Congress Thursday that they would…
Geraldo Rivera, one of the trailblazers of trash television, is going out on a sentimental note.
CBS' telecast of the 33rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards has taken home Wednesday victories in homes and adults 18-49.
One year after making TV history by airing the first sitcom with a gay or lesbian lead character, ABC has officially slammed the closet door on "Ellen."
Weblet WB expanded its advertising sales force by two account executives in hiring Michael Kreig, formerly of ABC, and Lisa Yasuda, who comes from NBC, announced Jed Petrick, the WB's senior VP…