Fox's basic cable network FX is near a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator with 7.1 million subscribers.
CBS is not the only network whose affiliates Fox is courting. The weblet is also in talks with ABC affils about carrying its coverage of the National Football Conference.
If Ted Turner is serious about acquiring the Home Shopping Network and the 11 UHF TV stations HSN owns through its Silver King Communications subsidiary, he will have to restructure Turner…
Market research company Nielsen Australia is buying out its longtime rival, AGB McNair, thus creating a monopoly of Australia's lucrative TV ratings business.
Catalog 1, a joint venture of Spiegel Inc. and Time Warner Entertainment Co., said it launched its catalog shopping network in three of four pilot markets.
The networks are rolling out some very big guns for the May sweeps, including three CBS miniseries and the eight-hour ABC event "The Stand."
HBO has promoted two in its West Coast publicity department and signed on a new exec in the Gotham wing.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences board was meeting Monday evening to vote on amending its broadcast deal to allow all four networks back into the process of televising the Prime Time Emmy…
Rob Dauber and Andrew Lassner have been upped to supervising producer and coordinating producer, respectively, on "The Jane Whitney Show," the NBC daytime talkshow. The pair were previously senior…
The ever-improving prospects of satellite TV venture British Sky Broadcasting helped pump up the pretax profits of the media group Pearson by 38% to T208.6 million ($ 310 million) last year.