Flextech PLC, British arm of U.S. cable giant Tele-Communications Inc., took a 20% stake in broadcaster HTV Group PLC Thursday , in a deal that brings a new twist to the ownership upheaval under way…
Pierre DesRoches has unexpectedly resigned as executive director of Telefilm Canada, the country's most influential film and TV funder. DesRoches, who has helmed Montreal-based Telefilm for the past…
France's first pay-per-view service will be launched in May, according to a Feb. 17 statement from major cable operators Lyonnaise des Eaux and France Telecom.
CBS has acquired rights to a "Wyatt Earp" featurization -- culled from the original TV series -- that the network plans to air this summer, timed to the June release of Warner Bros.' "Wyatt Earp"…
"Good Morning America" moved back ahead in the morning race for the Feb. 7-11 Nielsen week, while "Late Show With David Letterman" continued its torrid latenight pace.
What's come to be known as the "lesbian kiss" episode of "Roseanne" has been scheduled to air March 1 -- the last Tuesday of the February sweeps -- but it will carry a parental advisory.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has selected its annual College Television Awards winners, with a total $ 16,100 to be presented at ceremonies in Beverly Hills March 13.
Score one for NBC. KRON-TV San Francisco dropped its plan to preempt NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" in favor of MCA's syndicated strip "Last Call."
The Consumer Federation of America is urging the FCC to roll back cable TV rates an extra 20% and crack down on cablers who evaded rate regulation by retiering service and emphasizing a la carte…
In what's shaping up as a potential collision on the information superhighway between Hollywood and the Baby Bells, the MPAA is calling for tougher rules ensuring that telephone company entry into…
Wink Martindale is going interactive. The veteran gameshow host has signed on with the Family Channel cable network as host of "Shuffle: The Interactive Game" and "Boggle: The Interactive Game,"…