"Nightline" won the last week of the pre-Letterman era in latenight, edging "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in Nielsen daytime and fringe results for Aug. 23-27.
You're starting your own TV network with a group of UHF stations, and you need to lure viewers away from the Big Three as well as other, more established, independent stations -- upturning years of…
"The Face of Tutankhamun" garnered the highest ratings in the history of the Arts & Entertainment network, with the first two hours each reaching more than 2 .3 million viewers in cumulative airings.
When Fox Broadcasting Co. nettled Hollywood residents by paying to have the Hollywood sign read "Fox" in advance of its 1987 primetime premiere, it set the tone for a program service that has taken…
When Barry Diller was at Paramount before taking over Fox, he had the notion of developing a new TV version of "Star Trek," but it didn't get off the ground.
Jamie Kellner, who was president and chief operating officer of Fox Broadcasting Co. from 1986 through 1992, is the man who put together the Fourth Network's chain of 140 affiliates.
French weblet M6, which reported its first ever profits last year, will open its shares to the public next year by being quoted on the Paris stock exchange, according to network president Jean…
While CBS fumes over the number of its affiliate stations that refuse to clear its new "Late Show with David Letterman" at 11:35 p.m. weekdays, the Fox Broadcasting Co. is confident that all but six…
French Communications Minister Alain Carignon could define the shape of French television for the next 18 years if he manages to push new TV legislation through the National Assembly.
When Garth Ancier resigned as the Fox Network's program chief after three years in February 1989, he said he was burned out.
Arnold Shapiro Prods., known as a maker of socially-relevant programming, is following that path again as an adjunct to the anti-violence debate -- with plans for a four-hour syndicated documentary…