Chris-Craft-owned UPN affiliate KCOP-TV plans to dump its successful 3:30 p.m. weekday newscast and add the Los Angeles market's first 7:30 p.m. nightly news broadcast this fall, according to sources.
"The Odyssey" proved a successful journey Sunday night for NBC, burning up the 37 metered markets with a 19.3 rating/28 share overnight Nielsen average. But even a third dimension couldn't push "3rd…
Fox Broadcasting Co. today will announce a fall primetime schedule that completely rebuilds Thursday night with two new comedies and a new drama in place of "Martin," "Living Single" and "New York…
Home Shopping Network chairman Barry Diller has pacted with billionaire Paul Allen to assume Allen's 45% stake in Ticketmaster, according to sources.
Discovery Communications Inc. has created the new post of president, Discovery Networks Intl., and hired Donald Wear Jr. to fill it.
Music industry vet Glen Brunman, who as chief of Epic Soundtrax has helped shape the film soundtrack landscape, has been named exec veep of the newly created Sony Music Soundtrax.
Network signal vendor PrimeTime 24 challenged broadcasters Monday to a test of signal strength.
Interactive programming provider Network Event Theater has named Linda Cardoso senior VP of corporate marketing. She’ll be working with NET’s programming department and advertisers to match product…
Veteran producer-director James Bethea has been named director of programming for UPN, overseeing current series and developing projects for all dayparts on the Paramount network.
Margaret Blatner has been appointed VP and general counsel for the Griffin Group, the investment and management company of entertainer/entrepreneur Merv Griffin with holdings in real estate, resorts…
Even before its Friday opening, Universal's "Lost World" is frightening people.