Broadcasters are expected to face a grilling today in Congress over their alleged lackluster compliance with a law requiring TV stations to meet the educational needs of children.
Diane English has returned her Torch of Liberty award to the American Civil Liberties Union, apparently in anger over a letter the ACLU sent to the National Labor Relations Board last December…
Fear of numbers is the virus sweeping the new TV stations n-tv and VOX. Though both started up more than a month before (all-news channel n-tv in November and infotainment station VOX in January)…
The USA Network is expected to announce today that it has acquired the rights to Viacom's vast animation library, which includes such well-known characters as Mighty Mouse, Heckle & Jeckle and Deputy…
A Hamburg court ruled that German pubcaster ARD can continue airing "Motzki, " dismissing a German citizen's suit that claimed the comedy series disparaged eastern Germans.
CBS has made it 12 wins in 13 weeks with a March 1-7 prime time Nielsen victory, and the Eye network is now coasting home to an easy 1992-93 seasonlong championship.
Kevin Costner, Whoopi Goldberg, Garth Brooks and the feature film "A Few Good Men" were double winners and the long-running hit series "Cheers" was given a "special tribute" at the 19th annual…
Denzel Washington, supporting actor winner in 1990 for "Glory" and a current best actor nominee for "Malcolm X," has been added to the list of presenters for the 65th Oscar show.
"Cop Rock," Steven Bochco and William Finkelstein's prescient 1990 ABC series that recently enjoyed an encore run on the Arts & Entertainment network.
Norman Lear has been selected to receive the Writers Guild of America West's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for television, to be presented at WGA's annual awards event March 22.
CNN Intl. has hired former BBC anchor Riz Kahn to work for the cable network, based in Atlanta.