Thai cabler United Broadcasting is about to discover which regulation violations will do them the least harm when they broadcast the Academy Awards on March 26.
Thomas Haffa, head of EM.TV & Merchandising and new owner of the Jim Henson Co., has big plans for Kermit and the gang.
Don't do a double-take if you start hearing Tony Soprano bark out orders to his Mafia henchmen in Spanish: Your cable company simply may have picked up HBO Latino.
Jim Blomfield has been tapped chief executive of News Corp.'s Foxtel, the leading Australian feevee service. Blomfield was director of technology and broadcasting at Foxtel before taking the same…
A memorial service will be held today for Leonard Goldenson, the founder and former chairman of ABC, who died Dec. 27.
Rick Jacobson, prexy and chief operating officer of Twentieth Television and a well-liked veteran of the syndication biz, died Sunday at Tarzana Hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was 48.
Continuing its search for a mainstream comedy hit, the WB network has signed "King of the Hill" scribe-exec producer Greg Daniels to create a new live-action laffer for the 2000-01 season.
Turner Broadcasting's TBS and TNT have ponied up $47.5 million to harvest the cable rights to 19 Paramount theatrical movies, including "Forrest Gump," "The Truman Show," "Runaway Bride," "Deep…
Alan Suhonen has been appointed general manager of Network News Service, the domestic news cooperative being formed among ABC NewsOne, CBS Newspath and Fox News Edge.
The Museum of Television & Radio has added four vice chairs to its board, including CBS Corp. prexy and CEO Mel Karmazin.