The Federal Communications Commission thinks News Corp.'s acquisition of Chris-Craft may buck an ownership precedent the FCC set years ago to greenlight Rupert Murdoch's earlier round of TV station…
Broadcast and cable networks and a sports league have joined the Motion Picture Assn. of America fight for digital copy protection and a say-so in how to stop programming piracy.
The major studios can officially start breaking out the champagne: Another general-entertainment cable net, Viacom's TNN, has agreed to pony up a total of $10 million to buy a basic-cable window to…
After surviving two networks, two studios and numerous timeslots, Imagine Television's "The PJs" is once again fighting for its life. The current home of the Eddie Murphy produced and voiced toon…
NBC has made the latest salvo in the burgeoning Thursday night war this midseason, pulling the frosh laffer "The Weber Show" off the air during February sweeps, as expected.
All hail the new kings of the "Hill": Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger have been upped to executive producers and showrunners on animated 20th Century Fox TV laffer "King of the Hill," which also has…
Terrestrial pay TV service ONdigital must pay £100,000 ($150,000) in bonuses to former director of operations John Egan after losing a legal battle.
Television channels have lost up to 10% in revenue due to the ban on liquor ads that went into effect a month ago.
With final details of a digital copy-protection deal among cable operators, TV makers and the studios expected imminently, the annual Consumer Electronics Show is expected to become a showcase for…
A new pan-African broadcaster launches Jan. 29, promising to bring African programming to 250 million viewers on a continent heavily reliant on U.S. product. The African Broadcast Network is a…
ABC finished the calendar year the way it started -- topping its competition in primetime.