The introduction of direct-to-home satellite broadcasting in Asia has been a textbook study in how to turn viewers off the notion of embracing multichannel television.
Garth Ancier no longer will be involved in the day-to-day production of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's talkshow "Ricki Lake," as part of a settlement with the studio, sources said.
The strongest NBA playoff ratings in four years has fed NBC an easy lay-up of a victory in primetime Nielsens for the June 2-8 week.
The annual upfront ad market neared the finish line Tuesday, and with just a handful of business remaining to be done, estimates show the six broadcast networks will come at a shade over $6 billion…
Court TV has created a live, daily two-hour series aimed at answering everyday legal questions posed by cable subscribers.
Steven Bochco Prods. has inked an exclusive, three-year overall deal worth an estimated $1.5 million with Paris Barclay, who will produce and direct ABC's "NYPD Blue" next season.
Canadian Satellite Communications Inc. began distributing Boston's independent television superstation WSBK to cable operators in the United States on Tuesday, taking over from Advanced Entertainment…
Sheila E. has signed on as band leader of Twentieth TV's upcoming latenight talk-variety show hosted by Earvin ( Magic) Johnson.
MTV plans to roll out its offbeat new talk/variety strip "Oddville, MTV" on June 16, running the show weeknights at 11 p.m. thereafter and repeating each episode the following evening at 7 p.m.
Humbled ABC execs struck a proper note at the opening of the Alphabet web's summer affiliates meeting here Tuesday, and station execs seemed surprisingly mild in their reactions to a dismal primetime…