A row is brewing between the BBC and Worldwide Television News, the international news agency controlled by U.S. web ABC, about the way the British pubcaster's coverage of Princess Diana's funeral is…
Sullivan Broadcasting Co. CEO Dan Sullivan and his backer, investment fund Abry Partners Inc., have formed a new $400 million company to buy TV stations in small and medium markets, it said Thursday.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has declined an option to continue production on the period drama "Roar," the linchpin of the web's summer slate of original programming.
Arthur Kane, executive director of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, is retiring. He will remain in his post until the end of the year in order to oversee the…
Canadian helmer Atom Egoyan set a somber tone on Thursday night for the 22nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival when he dedicated the opening-night film, his pic "The Sweet Hereafter," to fellow Canuck…
At least four shareholders in Lin Television have filed lawsuits to block the station group's planned $1.7 billion merger with a subsidiary of investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc.
UPN's season launch of its Wednesday lineup was the second-highest-rated night in the history of the netlet and its highest-rated Wednesday ever in overnight markets.
Sony Corp. and a group of five other companies announced Thursday the specifications for a rewritable optical disc, which is designed to offer greater compatibility and memory than a rewritable…
E.W. Scripps has sold its two San Antonio outlets, KENS-TV and KENS-AM, to A.H. Belo in exchange for Belo's 56% stake in the TV Food Network and $75 million in cash. Sources say the overall value of…
Attorney Michael Rubel has joined Creative Artists Agency as general counsel at the percentery. Rubel joins CAA from Del, Rubel, Shaw, Mason & Derin, where he was a managing partner.