A rival bid for Lin Television Corp. threatens to spoil plans by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst to acquire the coveted station group in a $1.7 billion deal.
Thailand's economic crisis has forced pay TV networks Intl. Broadcasting Corp. (IBC) and UTV Cable Network to confirm plans to merge.
Echostar has filed a complaint at the Federal Communications Commission against Cablevision Systems' programming arm Rainbow Programming, claiming the programmer is charging "discriminatory rates"…
Nicholas Bingham, president-international of Sony Television Entertainment and a well-known figure on the global TV scene, is resigning, effective the beginning of November. He will be replaced, but…
The "NYPD Blue" David Caruso of four years ago may end up outstripping the popularity of the current incarnation of David Caruso as "Michael Hayes" on CBS.
Major League Soccer on Thursday signed a six-year deal with ESPN that will greatly expand the sport's presence at both the cable web and its sister ABC Sports division.
American Film Institute grad student Anne Madden has been named winner of the Angelus Awards' Patrick Peyton Excellence in Filmmaking Award. The prize, for Madden's “First Daughter,” carries a $2,500…
CBS has picked up the back nine episodes of its freshman comedies "George & Leo" and "The Gregory Hines Show," even though neither show has earned stellar ratings out of the box.
Most of television's Golden Era is lost forever --- thrown out with the trash or, literally, dumped at sea --- according to a five-volume study released by the Library of Congress Thursday.
In a speech about TV's social responsibility, Vice President Al Gore on Thursday lauded ABC's sitcom "Ellen" for helping "open minds and hearts."