The federal government is moving to tighten bidding regulations for pay-TV: From now on it is asking for a 5% deposit up front from potential licensees.
Malcolm Leo Prods., fast becoming one of ABC's top outside suppliers of prime time specials, hopes to follow a busy May sweeps with projects on the Smothers Brothers, Otis Redding and a tribute to…
Jaclyn Smith and Fox chairwoman Lucie Salhany were honored Friday at the 38th annual Genii Awards. Guest speaker Aaron Spelling, host Johnny Grant and the presenters -- actress Jayne Meadows and MTV…
In a blow to the broadcast industry, Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) is considering supporting legislation requiring health warnings on beer and wine commercials.
ABC News' "Nightline" was the victim of a "guest-napping" on Friday, as a scheduled interview with a survivor of the Waco cult stand-off was scrubbed by his 11th-hour deal for an exclusive chat with…
MCA TV and Universal Television have signed writer/director George Gallo to helm four original action telepix based on the theatrical hit "Midnight Run" for the new Universal Action Network.
The first two Australian pay-TV licenses have been awarded to a pair of virtual unknowns at a combined price of $ A389 million ($ 280 million), more than double what was expected.
Conan O'Brien, NBC's future "Late Night" host, will make his second post-appointment appearance Tuesday on the network's "Today" show and, on the same night, will visit "Late Night With David…
KNBC-TV will feature Los Angeles Police Chief Willie Williams in a regular weekly segment titled "Ask the Chief" on its 6 p.m. newscast beginning Wednesday. Questions will come from KNBC anchors as…
KCBS-TV's ouster of news director John Lippman -- after a stormy 16-month tenure at the station -- was seen in most quarters as a case of too many headaches with too little ratings improvement to…
KCAL-TV once again dominates the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards competition, with the Disney-owned station earning a record 58 nominations in 54 categories announced Thursday -- a total that surpasses…