Holland's newest commercial station, RTL 5, could lose anywhere from 30% to 50% of its ad buy commitments if it doesn't start hitting one of its most significant target groups -- highly educated…
All American TV has confirmed that the hour female action police drama series “Sirens,” which aired on ABC last season, will be produced for firstrun syndication in fall 1994 by Telescene…
The media company owned by multibillionaire Ronald Perelman paid $ 25 million for a minority stake in infomercial maker Guthy-Renker Corp.
Hanna-Barbera Prods., seeking to replicate the atmosphere that led to the creation of classic characters at Warner Bros. and MGM in their heyday, has inked a deal with sister Turner Broadcasting…
A Los Angeles judge has handed the Big Three networks an early Christmas present by snapping Hollywood's lock on the TV production and syndication business.
Broadcasters got bad news last week when the Bell telephone companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn legislation guaranteeing carriage of most local TV stations on cable.
Ed Asner and Felicity Huffman have been cast as father and daughter in "Thunder Alley"-- the ABC midseason sitcom from Wind Dancer Production Group, virtually assured a slot adjacent to that…
The House Administration Committee has passed campaign reform legislation that requires broadcasters to sell advertising time to political candidates at the "lowest unit rate."
The hopefuls tossing their hats into the programming ring for fall 1994 is increasing. With more than two months to go before the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab, syndicator MG…
Arbitron, which announced that it would discontinue its TV ratings at year's end, will extend the service until March 1 in Detroit and Cleveland, markets that won't be serviced by Nielsen until May…