KCBS-TV's ouster of news director John Lippman -- after a stormy 16-month tenure at the station -- was seen in most quarters as a case of too many headaches with too little ratings improvement to…
Jaclyn Smith and Fox chairwoman Lucie Salhany were honored Friday at the 38th annual Genii Awards. Guest speaker Aaron Spelling, host Johnny Grant and the presenters -- actress Jayne Meadows and MTV…
Buena Vista Television reportedly is eyeing an aggressive sales marketing plan for the much-anticipated off-net strip debut of hit sitcom "Home Improvement."
Boston-based Continental Cablevision has no intention of paying for the right to carry local TV stations opting for retransmission consent, company chief executive Amos Hostetter said Thursday.
ABC Sports president Dennis Swanson will relinquish supervision of daytime programming at the network, as reported (Daily Variety, April 29).
TNT and the Cartoon Network have landed their first cable system in Europe, with CNN Intl. Sales Ltd. signing an agreement with the Devanha Group in the U.K. The system reaches about 26,500…
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist Thursday nixed the cable industry's bid to block implementation of must-carry rules, a decision that means cablers will be forced to set aside a…
The National Italian American Foundation is protesting NBC's alleged "pattern of insensitivity" toward Americans of Italian descent and urging adoption of "a policy of ethnic neutrality" in…
Prime time clutter on the Big Three networks was down during 1992, marking the first decline in commercial time and non-program material in three years, according to a study commissioned by the…
KCAL-TV once again dominates the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards competition, with the Disney-owned station earning a record 58 nominations in 54 categories announced Thursday -- a total that surpasses…
After six consecutive weeks of declines, most syndie shows appear to have leveled off in the Nielsen national barter rankings.