Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Buena Vista TV has given two thumbs up to "Siskel & Ebert" producer Stuart Cleland, promoting the longtime staff member to executive producer.
Three days after landing one of the choice 11 new dial positions on Time Warner's million-subscriber cable system in New York City, CNN/SI has begun allowing cable operators to insert up to six hours…
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Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $2.1 billion acquisition of SFX Broadcasting, confirmed Monday, brings to $3.8 billion the money spent on broadcasting by the Dallas investment firm in just the past two…
Ellen DeGeneres, who is nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in three categories this year, has been confirmed as a presenter at the 49th annual ceremony being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS.
The management and production company Addis-Wechsler has entered into a five-year joint venture with Columbia TriStar TV to produce all forms of programming.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has benched its new 8 p.m. Thursday sitcom "Rewind" two weeks before it was set to debut, replacing it with fifth-year comedy "Living Single," which was originally ordered as a…
Only a few days after Robert Hersov resigned as Telepiu CEO (Daily Variety, Aug. 21), new chief executive Michel Thoulouze of Canal Plus unveiled a strategy to relaunch the disappointing digital TV…
JSkyB and PerfecTV are planning to use a common set of antennas and receivers beginning next spring in a move that heats up competition for viewers in Japan's direct digital satellite broadcasting…
Pat O'Brien will be sitting in the co-anchor's chair next to Giselle Fernandez when "Access Hollywood" begins its second season next month.
Carmen Electra, who took over for Jenny McCarthy as co-host of MTV's "Singled Out" last November, has inked a development deal with MTV Prods. to center a primetime series for one of the broadcast…