Faced with widespread rumors questioning Phil Donahue's continued commitment to his long-running syndicated talkshow, Multimedia Entertainment Tuesday announced that several stations have renewed the…
Broadcast trade organizations Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a lower court's ruling upholding the constitutionality of a law requiring cable operators to carry most TV stations.
CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" finished its premiere week with an average 7.8 rating/23 share, compared with 3.8/11 for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno."
Syndicator King World Prods. joined the growing list of entertainment industry heavyweights investing in interactive entertainment, announcing Tuesday that it has acquired a 10% equity stake in Palo…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
When Barry Diller was at Paramount before taking over Fox, he had the notion of developing a new TV version of "Star Trek," but it didn't get off the ground.
Jamie Kellner, who was president and chief operating officer of Fox Broadcasting Co. from 1986 through 1992, is the man who put together the Fourth Network's chain of 140 affiliates.
French weblet M6, which reported its first ever profits last year, will open its shares to the public next year by being quoted on the Paris stock exchange, according to network president Jean…
While CBS fumes over the number of its affiliate stations that refuse to clear its new "Late Show with David Letterman" at 11:35 p.m. weekdays, the Fox Broadcasting Co. is confident that all but six…
French Communications Minister Alain Carignon could define the shape of French television for the next 18 years if he manages to push new TV legislation through the National Assembly.
When Garth Ancier resigned as the Fox Network's program chief after three years in February 1989, he said he was burned out.