Facing clear Nielsen evidence that their primetime ratings have flattened, ad-supported cable networks are scrambling to attract more viewers.
The British government has launched a review of U.K. media ownership laws that could make it easier for newspaper owners to enter commercial television.
If there's one man in television who believes that necessity is the mother of invention it's Bob Wright. After riding out the most tumultuous years in his rocky seven-year tenure, the NBC chairman…
The entertainment industry's bid to ward off TV violence legislation will soon get a boost from a coalition of book publishers, newspaper trade associations and the American Civil Liberties Union.
The debt-strapped Ferruzzi Finanziaria SpA group has taken over complete control of Italian TV station Telemontecarlo, the company said Tuesday.
ABC Entertainment prexy Ted Harbert will be the featured speaker at the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors’ first general membership meeting Jan. 12 at Chasen’s. * * * Frito-Lay Inc., which…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Two first-year sitcoms have been picked up for additional episodes, with CBS giving a full-season commitment to TriStar TV's "The Nanny," while NBC confirmed punching up additional episodes of its…
The Fox Television Stations, which a year ago prepared to break ties with CNN's syndicated news service, have instead signed a new five-year deal with the cable web's broadcast news wing.
Decker Anstrom, who's served as acting president of the National Cable Television Assn. since July, will be tapped to fill the prexy post on a permanent basis today, according to industry sources.