It's a statistic that has stunned the industry: For the first time ever, no distributor at NATPE is pushing any fall 1997 pilots specifically aimed at weekday prime access, the most lucrative time…
TORONTO – Arthur Weinthal, programming veepee of the CTV Television Network, is retiring March 5 after 35 years at the Toronto-based national web, triggering a management shuffle that alters the…
Telenovela distribbery Coral Pictures Corp. has named Antonio Paez as exec VP and general manager, following last month's departure of German Perez Nahim, Daily Variety has learned.
The Latin-American TV market MIDIA'97 will take place June 24-26 at Madrid's Palacio Municipal de Congresos. MIDIA bowed last year as a conduit to boost Spanish-language TV program sales between…
One of TV execs' worst nightmares came true this week when the Tupelo, Miss.-based American Family Assn. announced it would call for a boycott of advertisers who support television shows tagged with…
After months of speculation, Viacom Inc. has begun efforts to sell its radio station group, holding talks with a range of radio operators, industry sources said. But according to insiders, Viacom…
Cox Communications Inc. and TCI Communications Inc. completed a trade of cable television systems representing about 600,000 customers.
John Malone, chief of the nation's biggest cable company, Tele-Communications Inc., has a stunning admission to make: His widely hailed vision for TCI's future as a multimedia powerhouse straddling…
Blake Bryant has been named to the newly created position of director of creative services for KNBC, where he will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the station's advertising…
"Eerie, Indiana" - the short-lived NBC supernatural series that last aired in 1992 - has come back to life on the Fox Kids Network.