As ABC executives huddle in New York to put the final touches on their fall schedule, they've been getting an unusual amount of third-party arm-twisting regarding an existing comedy -- the…
Dick Clark, John Chancellor, Phil Donahue, Bob Newhart, Agnes Nixon and Jack Webb will join the late Mark Goodson as this year's inductees in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' TV Hall of…
The two leading cable TV shopping channels are furthering expansion into new areas of retailing.
The stock market Wednesday took back some of the gains made Tuesday by cable stocks as analysts looked closer at new federal regs.
Nielsen Media Research reports that its number of client stations increased to 782 during the February sweeps survey while the list of stations subscribing to both Nielsen and Arbitron declined.
The week leading into the May sweeps proved to be a dull one for most syndie strips, but a few weeklies got off to a head start in the ratings period ended April 25.
The controversial BBC telefilm "Damned in the USA" will make its American television debut on May 14 as an offering on the Playboy Channel.
Befuddled cable operators, take note: The FCC plans a tutorial May 13 to explain the staggeringly complex rate regulation decision released this week.
A ban against shooting films or TV shows in New Jersey courthouses was lifted Wednesday by the state's Chief Justice Robert N. Wilentz.
With the upfront sales season upon them, Columbia Pictures Television Distribution and MCA TV Wednesday announced the formation of in-house barter units.
The director of Hi Vision Ltd., one of two companies awarded Australian pay-TV licenses, has resigned amid press reports that he dealt in pornographic videotapes and was held on drug charges in the…