Lightning may only strike once, but an electromagnetic storm appears to have caused double trouble at Telesat Canada after Anik E1 and Anik E2, the country's two main communications satellites, were…
Viacom Entertainment, which earlier this week unveiled the court series "I Accuse" for fall, Wednesday announced a second half-hour strip for September 1995.
CanWest Global Communications is again looking beyond the Great White North to add to its cache of broadcast holdings. And the company is looking specifically at the Hispanic market, CanWest Global…
Where's Oprah? The conspicuous absence of the top-rated talker from NATPE has set the rumor mill spinning and raised questions about the state of Oprah Winfrey's relationship with King World Prods.…
Umbriafiction, the RAI-sponsored international TV festival held each spring in the Umbrian hill towns of Perugia and Gubbio, has been transformed into an independent event called Italiafiction…
The Justice Dept. on Tuesday said it will not challenge the Assn. of Independent Television Stations' voluntary program of viewer advisories and guidelines on TV violence.
Perhaps taking a cue from the recent announcements of musicvideo channels incorporating home shopping, MTV will begin testing shopping programming on its MTV, VH-1 and Nick at Nite cable channels in…
U. of Pennsylvania professor George Gerbner is challenging a commonly held belief that violent programming translates into boffo ratings.
Bill Sheinberg has joined Spelling TV as senior VP/development, the company confirmed. Sheinberg, who had spent the previous seven years at MTM TV, has assumed a new post responsible for developing…
ABC said it will introduce the new Buena Vista TV series "Mike & Maty" to its daytime lineup April 11, replacing the "Home" show.
Performers from "Roseanne,""Seinfeld" and the features "Addams Family Values, ""Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Sleepless in Seattle" were recognized in nominations for the eighth American Comedy Awards. The…