Cable TV operators who've grown weary of rate regulation have more reason to gripe today: the FCC late Wednesday unveiled more than 200 extra pages of rules designed to ensure that cablers meet the…
King World's syndication leader "Wheel of Fortune" held firm during the February sweeps but experienced slight erosion in key demographic groups, according to a Petry Television analysis of the…
Jones Intercable, Bell Canada Intl. and Cable & Wireless Plc are consolidating their cable television and telephone operations in the United Kingdom.
Mark Harrington has been selected to drive CBS down the information superhighway. A veteran of the Eye web's sports and news division, Harrington was named to the new slot of senior vice president…
"Robocop: The Series" burst its way into the Nielsen national syndication rankings during the week ended March 20 with an arresting ratings performance.
New York-based Thirteen/WNET has received an $ 800,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a national documentary series on the American theater.
Paramount, a studio always on the lookout for franchise opportunities, has found one, paying a mid-six against low-seven figure sum for James Patterson's novel "Kiss the Girls."
A federal appeals court has struck down a lower court's decision granting satellite carriers of network programming and superstation signals such as WTBS the same compulsory copyright license…
Showtime Networks Inc. and Orion Pictures agreed Tuesday to settle their longstanding dispute over their 1986 exclusive premium TV output deal. The cabler reportedly will pay Orion an undisclosed sum.
Tele-Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it will launch a 124-channel cable test this month in Mt. Pleasant, a Chicago suburb.
The number of TV station reporters nationwide grew by several hundred last year, but the number of radio journalists fell by a corresponding level.