The Federal Communications Commission has granted Nynex's New York Telephone Co. permission to conduct a one-year "video dialtone" trial in Manhattan over fiber optic phone lines.
ABC had another good week in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for May 31 to June 4, winning in early morning and late night while again finishing within a tenth of CBS in the daytime derby.
The entertainment industry should take a leadership role in combating television violence by refusing to work on shows that glorify violence, delegates were told at a "Prime Time/Crime Time" seminar…
A sizable number of syndicated strip shows were left licking their wounds during the week ended May 30 in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings , which overlaps with the final three days…
Home Box Office has joined a small but growing number of entertainment companies extending health coverage to same-sex domestic partners.
A Dusseldorf court has rejected a motion to revoke Vox's license.
David Letterman's new CBS show has both a name and official premiere date, as "Late Show With David Letterman" will make its debut Aug. 30, a week later than had been expected.
HutchVision Ltd.'s Star TV is embarking on a major expansion. The Hong Kong-based satellite-delivered programmer is opening eight new offices throughout Asia and expanding four existing ones.
Home Shopping Network has broken back into the black. The cable shopping programmer has been nagged by financial and legal issues for several months, but managed to eke out a $ 5.8 million (7 cents…
The Federal Communications Commission seeks congressional blessing for its plan to delay rollbacks on cable rates until Oct. 1.
Fox's News Division has bought $ 1 million worth of editing equipment from Avid Technology Inc. The unit, which is a part of News Corp., bought 10 Media Composer digital non-linear editing systems…