John Birt, the embattled director-general of the BBC, made a stirring defense of the British pubcaster last night at his first major public appearance since controversy erupted over his employment…
ABC's coverage of Monday night's Academy Awards has been ruthlessly unforgiving of the Nielsen competition, galloping to the best Oscarcast rating in 10 years.
Monday is the first entry deadline for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, for programs originally broadcast between June 1, 1992, and April 5. A second deadline, for programs airing as late as…
CBS' telefilm about a bigamist has left the competing networks in a fog, guiding the Eye Web to a dominating victory in March 22-28 prime time Nielsens.
A COPY EDITOR APPROACHED a bleary-eyed television reporter last week to ask if he had inadvertently repeated some descriptions in transcribing the various ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox Broadcasting Co. pilot…
Legislation that would allow telephone companies to provide cable television service in their local regions was introduced yesterday by Reps. Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Mike Oxley (R-Ohio).
The Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments on whether all companies providing a cable TV-like service to apartments and condominiums are exempt from obtaining franchises from local municipalities.
Walt Willey will co-host this year's Daytime Emmy Awards telecast along with "All My Children" co-star Susan Lucci. The awards will be broadcast May 26 in prime time on ABC.
Public TV stations totaled pledges of $ 38.7 million during their March pledge drive, representing a 15.9% increase over the same period last year, according to preliminary data compiled by PBS.
The Fox Children's Network strengthened its hold on the top spot with kids, NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" moved into a tie with ABC's "Nightline" in late night and "Good Morning America" was…
Industry R&D, a recently launched fax service that hooks up a network of 500 print and broadcast reporters with a variety of TV news and movie clients, reportedly has entered into a deal with ABC…