Congress voted last night to override a White House veto of cable reregulation legislation, breaking President Bush's unblemished veto record and handing him a humiliating defeat less than a month…
Viacom's powerhouse sitcom "Roseanne" failed to deliver blockbuster numbers in its off-net syndication debut.
Canada's Alliance Communications Corp. has unveiled a slate of 17 productions that it claims have helped the company form a stronger link with the four U.S. broadcast networks.
CBS exex and members of the network's affiliate board will meet tomorrow in Chicago in an attempt to end the ongoing dispute over network compensation, which flared up earlier this year when the…
President Bush's Saturday veto of cable reregulation legislation has turned into a hot campaign issue, with the Clinton-Gore camp stridently claiming that Bush nixed the bill to protect his "wealthy…
GARTH BROOKS SAYS he has decided to take an eight-month break from performing or touring, rather than retiring, in order to spend more time with his family. But the country singer refuses to…
TV stations counting on retransmission consent to generate a cash bonanza from cable operators may be in for a rude awakening.
Both honor and big bucks were awarded at the closing ceremonies of the fifth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival (TIFF) yesterday, with a Spanish director taking home the $ 160,000 gold prize.
Granada TV has transferred ownership of Big Picture, the music event programming company it founded in 1989, to Greg Roselli, the outfit's managing director.
In what's shaping up to be an unusually active period for firstrun development, as many as a dozen pilots are appearing on the syndication horizon. And among the new-show wannabes, talk is the…
Bill Cosby sobered up an otherwise light-hearted TV Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a 15-minute lecture decrying how African-Americans are depicted in prime time, "begging" assembled industry…