Thanks to "continued dominance in programming," Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) reported a 15% improvement in profits for the first six months of the year over the same period in 1996.
Last season, the networks turned to established TV stars such as Michael J. Fox and Bill Cosby to cut through the clutter of 40 new shows. Despite mixed results, including the failure of Ted Danson's…
So here it is, another fall about to dawn at the networks. As usual, the talk is of the dreaded "E" word, namely erosion. It's the same thing every year.
This morning's 10 o'clock memorial service for Tartikoff is reserved for the exec's family, friends and colleagues. It's being held at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, L.A.
After years of broadcasting bigamy, burglary and bitches through inexpensive talkshows, networks have suddenly switched course in the battle for daytime supremacy and are now offering ... well…
South African pay TV channel M-Net has snapped up Africa's television rights to the rugby union's greatest showpiece, the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
Ever since the advent of cross-promotional partnerships in 1989, networks have tried to outdo each other in their bids for viewer attention. Whether they are promoting an individual show, an entire…
As part of its strategic expansion abroad, Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken a 25% stake in Super TV, one of Taiwan's leading cable programmers.
Upcoming Spanish digital platform Via Digital has signed an agreement with European Channel Management (ECM) to broadcast the 24-hour news channel BBC World and its sister entertainment service BBC…
For the first time since 1995, Congress is not trying to figure out a way to turn out the lights on public broadcasting.