Consumers should be permitted to "opt out" of the information superhighway if they so desire, Rep. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said Thursday.
The British Broadcasting Corp. will cut down on the polished southern English accents that dominate its air waves in favor of greater regional diversity, a top official was quoted on Thursday as…
The star-studded board of advisers to UCLA School of Film, Theater and TV Dean Gilbert Cates has approved a new professional mentors program that will team them individually with students for…
Polsat, the Polish satellite broadcaster, has defeated a galaxy of international media groups to win Poland's first national private TV license, Daily Variety has learned.
Viewers voted thumbs up on sampling the new ABC animated series "The Critic," which was introduced Wednesday as the meat in a "Home Improvement" sandwich.
Ratings for the network morning programs soared during the Jan. 17-21 Nielsen week in the wake of Los Angeles' major earthquake, which also produced the highest "Nightline" rating in nine months.
CBS has ordered two additional episodes of "Harts of the West," the Saturday drama from the Kushner-Locke Co., increasing the total order to 15 hours.
The South African government Thursday announced the establishment of a film and television trust and a film/TV foundation to boost the industry.
Fox Broadcasting Co. confirmed the hiring of three more CBS Sports alumni to staff its National Football Conference coverage next season at a press conference in Atlanta, the site of Super Bowl…
Ameritech Corp., the slowest of the Baby Bell telephone companies to get on the infopike, announced plans Thursday to spend $ 4.4 billion to bring digital video to 6 million customers by the end of…