The long-in-the-making merger between national sports services SportsChannel America and the Prime Network has come to a close with an announcement of the deal expected as early as today, according…
TCI Cablevision of California has agreed to carry The California Channel, a non-profit statewide public affairs channel, on its systems serving 561,491 cable subscribers in San Jose, Los Angeles and…
Although Bettino Craxi has not yet resigned his powerful post as Social party secretary, his fall from grace struck one more blow to the collapsing system of political favors that fuels the Italian…
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will hold its annual auditions for membership on Jan. 15, 16, 17, 20 and 22. All interested singers are encouraged to attend one of the open rehearsals held on…
Cable TV trade body Community Antenna Television Assn. has named Federal Communications Commission veteran Bob Ungar its new veepee and general counsel.
President Bush has appointed David P. Prosperi, his former deputy press secretary, to the Corp. for Public Broadcasting's board of directors.
In a move that had been expected (Daily Variety, Jan. 5), KNBC-TV yesterday confirmed that Mark Hoffman will become VP of news for the station on March 1.
Golf pro Peter Jacobson has joined ABC Sports' golf announcing team, where he will serve as an analyst for the network's golf coverage.
Anthony Carter Paige, a regular on Black Entertainment Television's "The Sports Report" and the sports editor of Gotham's the City Sun, has been elected president of the Boxing Writers Assn. of…
Spencer Proffer will head up a new West Coast operation for Cherry Lane Publishing, the first Los Angeles presence for the New York-based company.
The executive turnover at Fox isn't going over well on Wall Street. Fox parent News Corp. was one of the largest losers on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday on the announcement of Fox…