The Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission said it has renewed the license of the CTV Television Network Ltd. for five years, through Aug. 31, 1999.
Though write-offs on its former NFL franchise and other charges meant CBS Inc.'s fourth quarter failed to meet Wall Street estimates, the Eye web still posted solid gains as profits rose 40% from the…
France and Russia have teamed up to launch a new television market and festival in St. Petersburg, it was announced Wednesday.
A Dutch programming exec who helped launch the Netherlands' first commercial TV network is joining NBC Super Channel as managing director, NBC said Wednesday.
MCA TV Tuesday announced a spate of clearances for its new fall latenight strip "Last Call," with the syndicator landing the Brandon Tartikoff-produced satirical syndicated series on KCOP as well as…
Advertisers continue to shy away from so-called controversial programming, and NBC's made-for-TV movie "Witness to the Execution," set to air Sunday, appears to be the latest casualty.
Word of additional network pilot deals is starting to circulate, with high-profile projects including a sitcom from "Cheers" trio Charles-Burrows-Charles and an animated series based on "Life in…
Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti broke his post-GATT public silence Wednesday, insisting he has put the trade talks behind him and now wants to think about the future.
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Rep. Jack Fields (R-Texas), the ranking Republican on the House telecommunications subcommittee, said Tuesday he won't take kindly to further rollbacks in cable TV rates by new FCC chairman Reed…