"The Critic" could be using its thumbs to hitchhike from ABC over to Fox Broadcasting Co.
French textiles and communications giant Chargeurs has taken a 10.3% stake in one of France's leading cable operators, Lyonnaise Communications.
In a surprise move, Castle Rock Entertainment decided to renew its theatrical-movie output deal with the Showtime Networks for as many as 50 pictures through the end of 1999. Sources say Showtime…
France's television regulatory body CSA is to take over license renewal negotiations with pay TV giant Canal Plus from the government-appointed negotiator Jacques Friedmann.
Billy Graham helped put a damper on CBS' so-called "halo effect" from the Winter Olympics as ABC survived a furious weekend assault by the Eye network to take Nielsen gold for the March 7-13 week.
Morning television is coming to Malaysia. Final technical glitches are being ironed out at broadcasters TV1 and TV3 as they prepare to accommodate 10 additional hours daily.
MCA TV is believed to be close to a deal to clear "The Suzanne Somers Show" on ABC-owned WLS-TV in Chicago, which would air the series in the 11 p.m.-midnight latenight slot.
Samuel Goldwyn TV has signed former CBS baseball producer Ric LaCivita to serve as producer of “American Gladiators,” which is entering its sixth season. The company has also cleared its “Samuel…
Charles Kuralt announced that he'll retire from his work at CBS News effective May 1, ending a 37-year affiliation with the network.
Broadcasters accused of overcharging politicians for campaign ads can heave a sigh of relief: The FCC does not appear inclined to levy big penalties against those stations facing complaints.
CBS will give Norman Lear's newest comedy, "704 Hauser Street," a crack at the web's Monday lineup beginning April 11.