The controversial BBC telefilm "Damned in the USA" will make its American television debut on May 14 as an offering on the Playboy Channel.
A ban against shooting films or TV shows in New Jersey courthouses was lifted Wednesday by the state's Chief Justice Robert N. Wilentz.
Legislation was offered Wednesday by Rep. Bill Hefner (D-N.C.) that would reinstate the Fairness Doctrine, a former FCC rule that required broadcasters to air both sides of a controversial issue.
The two leading cable TV shopping channels are furthering expansion into new areas of retailing.
Nielsen Media Research reports that its number of client stations increased to 782 during the February sweeps survey while the list of stations subscribing to both Nielsen and Arbitron declined.
The French television regulatory body, the Conseil Superieur de L'Audiovisuel, announced Wednesday that it is generally satisfied with the performances of the national TV networks.
Fresh funds will soon pour into the coffers of Italy's pay-TV network TelePiu. On Monday the network's board announced it will increase its capital by 180 billion liras ($ 120 million) by the end of…
"Prime Story," the new NBC prime time newsmagazine show, is going to get an overhaul, which is likely to delay its June 23 launch.
CBS, SOME WILL TELL YOU, started its climb out of third place when the network finished a 10th of a point behind NBC in the May 1990 Nielsen ratings sweeps. Three years later, NBC is hoping another…
Josh Mankiewicz has been named a correspondent on Fox Broadcasting Co.'s planned prime time news magazine, having most recently been a political reporter at local Disney-owned station KCAL-TV.
NYNEX Corp.'s CableComms unit has bought two cable franchises and assumed full ownership of two others.