News directors are more likely to follow their gut than either ratings or research when filling an anchor position, according to a recently published study.
The baseball playoffs maintained a modest Nielsen batting average over the weekend while Ross Perot proved his first paid political ad was no fluke, drawing an OK 18 share with his chart-and-graph…
The three-member Federal Communications Commission review board Friday agreed to hear oral arguments in a case involving a challenge to Fox-owned KTTV's broadcast license.
Award winning investigative reporter Bill Ritter has been named co-host of "Good Morning America/Sunday," which is set to launch on Jan. 3, 1993.
More than 2,000 TV buyers from 80 countries will begin pouring into the Palais here today as the doors open on the eighth annual Mipcom international TV programming market, which runs today through…
Viacom's "Roseanne" entered its second week with the highest ratings among the new pack of off-net sitcoms.
With network lineups shaken by sports-related preemptions the Fox Children's Network is making in-roads in the Saturday-morning derby, according to national Nielsen tallies for Oct. 3.
Paramount Pictures prexy Brandon Tartikoff, NBC Entertainment prez for a decade, said Thursday night that he probably would have given David Letterman the host spot on "The Tonight Show" over Jay…
Paramount Pictures chairman Brandon Tartikoff saw his moment in the publicity spotlight partially obliterated by a blast Thursday night at a Wilmington oil refinery.
As the Rev. Donald Wildmon sees it, his job is to "deal with some of the filth" in art and to "try to change the cheapness of human life that (he) see(s) in the media."
Making a significant boost to Australia's local production roster, the Nine Network has commissioned two new series to air next year.