The 1998 Goodwill Games competition has come up with a new wrinkle: Ted Turner is billing it as the first time ever that a broadcast network (CBS), a basic-cable network (TBS) and a paycable channel…
TV ad revenue climbed 5.8% in the first quarter to $7.43 billion, with particular strength in network and local sectors.
Two thesps, three helmers and two producers will be honored by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani for their contributions to the growth of Gotham's film and TV industries.
Longtime News Corp. exec Preston Padden was named president of the ABC Television Network Wednesday, more than a week after he began working there.
Joan Lunden is out at ABC's "Good Morning America" as part of the web's effort to dramatically remake the ayem show in the face of sharply declining ratings.
For the first time since Twentieth TV began distributing the show, four sister Fox O&Os have downgraded the $40 million frosh newsmag "Access Hollywood" out of their access timeslots, Twentieth…
The Asia-based music TV service, Channel V, is planning to launch an English-language service in the U.K. by the end of 1997, bringing the potential total of music TV channels in the Britain to seven…
Former talkshow producer David Scott has been named executive producer of Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution's upcoming remake of "The People's Court."
Reed Hundt, arguably the most influential FCC chairman in the agency's 60-year history, announced Tuesday that he will step down as soon as the White House can find a replacement.
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch made big concessions to win a sat-TV deal from Primestar Partners and will likely take a loss on the price paid by News to buy a satellite license, sources said.
With schedules at the six broadcast networks firmed up for fall, Warner Bros. Television remains the top supplier of network primetime programs for the 11th straight season. However, three studios…