Lance B. Taylor on Friday was named vice president of current comedy programming at Fox Broadcasting Co., replacing Mark Ganshirt, who left the company the same day.
Thursday night's "MTV Video Music Awards" telecast earned the show the third-highest ratings in its 14-year history: a 7.5 rating/12 share in MTV homes, or some 5.2 million households. It represents…
Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. completed its merger with Intl. Family Entertainment Inc., the companies said Thursday.
At least four shareholders in Lin Television have filed lawsuits to block the station group's planned $1.7 billion merger with a subsidiary of investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc.
A row is brewing between the BBC and Worldwide Television News, the international news agency controlled by U.S. web ABC, about the way the British pubcaster's coverage of Princess Diana's funeral is…
British dance band Jamiroquai earned the video of the year award, but rocker Beck earned the most statuettes, taking home five at Thursday night's MTV Video Music Awards competition here at Radio…
E.W. Scripps has sold its two San Antonio outlets, KENS-TV and KENS-AM, to A.H. Belo in exchange for Belo's 56% stake in the TV Food Network and $75 million in cash. Sources say the overall value of…
Arthur Kane, executive director of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, is retiring. He will remain in his post until the end of the year in order to oversee the…
There will be no shortage of places to watch Princess Diana's funeral on television early Saturday morning, even for those who lack cable and don't plan to drag themselves out of bed in the middle of…
In spite of a strong start last month, ratings for syndication's new latenight contenders, Buena Vista TV's "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Columbia TriStar's "Vibe," are trending down.
The first project to come out of the newly formed Singer-White Entertainment will be "Flying Blind," a USA Network telepic starring Claudia Christian, who recently ankled the syndie sci-fi series…