Forget housewives doing the striptease and trashy talkshow haranguers. The latest craze on Italian TV is religion.
Portugal now has two private stations competing with pubcaster RTP. Televisao Independente (TVI), backed by the Catholic Church, began three weeks of test broadcasting Saturday, and will start…
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and her husband, Harry Thomason, will be this year's recipients of the Publicists' Guild Television Showmanship Award.
It turned out to be an unusually smooth NATPE for organizers as the 30th annual conference wrapped with a minimum of bickering at its distributors meeting yesterday, coupled with the news that…
For station exex looking for a little morning relief from what must seem like an endless exhibition floor of talkshows, MG/Perin Inc. has "The Clever Cleaver Brothers," a half-hour strip that can…
Coverage of the Los Angeles riots and the trial of four officers that led up to the crisis paid off for ABC News, its program "Nightline" and for KTTV, Los Angeles, which were awarded Silver Batons…
Fox News president Van Gordon Sauter yesterday termed "godawful" the performance of Los Angeles television news outlets in the aftermath of last year's L.A. riots.
New York-based cable programmer Graff Pay-Per-View has made its first move into the European TV market by acquiring 25% of the U.K. company Home Video Channel Ltd.
While all eyes were on this Sunday's Super Bowl during yesterday's Hollywood Radio & Television Society luncheon, NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol took a moment to look ahead to a world of pro…
The board of directors of NOS, the umbrella organization for the Dutch public broadcasting system, has unanimously voted to alter the entire management structure of the pubcasters.
A pair of Hollywood producers will be making a rare foray into the world of PBS with "Reverse Angle"--a one-hour pilot for an ongoing documentary series fronted by the New Republic's Fred Barnes and…