Jon Rothschild, a producer, production designer and set builder, died Jan. 30 of heart failure after a two-week hospitalization at West Hills Columbia Medical Center. He was 54.
On the heels of its much-buzzed November sweeps series on health code violations at Los Angeles County restaurants, KCBS and its dogged investigative reporter/culinary cop Joel Grover exposed yet…
A long-awaited satcaster backed by the Catholic Church launched Monday, making it the first national religious channel ever created in Italy.
At least one TV station in L.A. appears to have figured out how to effectively counterprogram CBS' coverage of the Winter Olympic Games: Ply the audience with soap operas.
Landmark Theatres and the Independent Film Channel have formed a joint initiative to increase awareness of specialized film that includes cross-promotional activities and co-ventures at major media…
Bill and Hillary, take heart: Monicagate didn't rate for syndie newsmags in the days after the latest White House controversy erupted.
With transmission of digital television services in Ireland less than two years away, the national cable represen-tative organization has launched a broadside against its competitors and would-be…
John Goldhammer has ankled his post as an exec producer of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's syndie latenight strip "Vibe." Goldhammer is expected to pass the showrunner's baton today to Kim Swann…
CBS' coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympics got off to a strong ratings start with Friday's opening ceremonies, but things went downhill in a hurry when Saturday's marquee skiing event was snowed out.
EXCLUSIVEMTV has given the greenlight to a whopping 20 new pilots for the 1998 season, marking new programming czar Brian Graden's maiden effort as the "biggest development investment" in the…
EXCLUSIVEWith Wednesday's episode of the arch animated hit "South Park" breaking the ratings record at Comedy Central for the fourth consecutive time with a firstrun installment, the network says…