The wheels of justice are turning too slowly for the distributor of "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" Arguing that it needs to move quickly to get a new gameshow strip on the air in fall 1998, King…
It's still against the rules, but it's going to cost stations a few thousand dollars less to violate the FCC's ban on indecent and obscene broadcasts.
CBS has bought broadcast rights to "Without a Doubt," former prosecutor Marcia Clark's book on the O.J. Simpson murder trial, which will air as a two-hour movie on the Eye web.
Japan's Fuji Television Network will be honored Sept. 15 for its global achievements by the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a black-tie event at the Gotham's…
"Magic Mountain," a 52-part semi-animated series produced by China Central Television (CCTV), Australian Broadcasting Corp. and Australian Southern Star Entertainment, was recently completed.
Relations between the Television Par Satellite (TPS) digital consortium and paybox Canal Plus have taken another turn for the worse. TPS has lodged a complaint with a French court, claiming Canal…
The Fox Network has joined its Big Three brethren as a client of Statistical Research Inc.'s Smart project, which is competing with Nielsen to come up with easier and cheaper ways to find out who's…
TNT & Cartoon Network is expanding its reach in Australia through a new distribution agreement with Austar, a regional pay TV company.
Veteran Canadian feature-film producer Prods. La Fete is moving into the TV arena in a big way with the lensing of "Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City," which is currently shooting in Montreal.
General Motors Corp. is set to become the first major advertiser to ink a long-term Olympics sponsorship pact with NBC in what could be the largest sports ad-buy to date.