Canada's private TV operators are jumping into the deep end of technological and sociological change. The telecasters are preparing to increase Canadian content and, at the same time, diversify their…
Canada's private TV broadcasters received a harsh message at their annual convention yesterday. Preliminary analysis of a major audience study shows that one of three viewers don't much care for what…
ROUGHLY 18 MONTHS AGO, ABC Entertainment president Robert Iger got mugged by the press and his counterparts at the other networks for suggesting the networks may inevitably reduce the number of hours…
Bill Clinton may have taken the White House in a big win yesterday, but ABC won the prediction poll. At 7:47 p.m., ABC called Clinton the winner, with NBC and CBS following about one minute later.
USA Network notched its sixth first-place prime time ratings finish in the last 10 months during October, topping all of the other basic cable networks for the honor.
Robert Blake will star in "The John List Story," a CBS movie from Republic Pictures Prods., marking the actor's first role in seven years following what was described as a self-imposed hiatus.
Striking a blow on behalf of couch potatoes and Michael Jordan fans everywhere, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday let stand a decision barring the National Basketball Assn. from dictating the number…
Disappointed by its performance this season with one-hour dramas, ABC will take a "different direction" in specifically targeting Saturday night in its development plans for next year, according to…
NBC may be close to a deal to acquire Paramount's new Leeza Gibbons/John Tesh talkshow for its daytime sked next June, sources familiar with the proposed sale said yesterday.
Lifetime Television and ACI, a consortium of eight U.S. producers, have concluded a deal that will see the basic cable service exclusively license the off-net cable rights to 12 telepix. The sale of…
Television Program Enterprises will cease production on the new 30-minute strip version of "Star Search" at the end of January, insiders confirmed Friday.