Bophuthatswana President Lucas Mangope Wednesday fired the entire staff of the homeland's broadcasting corporation.
National Cable Television Assn. prexy Decker Anstrom launched a blistering critique of new FCC cable TV rate rollback rules on Wednesday, claiming the regs must be reversed if cablers are to compete…
Citing viewer response, NBC will repeat “Ancient Prophecies” from 7-9 p.m. April 10. The special aired last week opposite the Grammys. The network said it received more than 2,500 calls regarding the…
Asia, heralded as the major growth area for satellite television, cannot support all the television operations planned for the region, according to Australia Television, or AT, one of the smallest…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has scheduled its longform version of the Menendez case, "Honor Thy Father and Mother: The Story of the Menendez Murders," for April 18 in the "Fox Night at the Movies" slot.
Robert Dalrymple has signed on at Visualize Prods. as exec producer, with Barbara Romen pacting as staff producer.
Greg Dyke, one of Britain's most high-profile TV execs, will leave London Weekend Television, which he has headed for four years, following the successful hostile bid for the ITV station by…
"Wings" star Tim Daly has entered into a non-exclusive development and production pact with Paramount Network TV under his Wandering Bark Prods.
The Justice Dept.'s antitrust division is investigating whether General Instrument Corp., a leading supplier of equipment to the cable television industry, may have a stranglehold on the delivery of…
BBC Enterprises' five-day program market, Showcase, generated deals worth T 18 million ($ 26 million), the event's best performance ever. More than 320 buyers representing more than 164 broadcasters…
Producer Aaron Spelling has had yet another run-in with the Los Angeles city permit office. He has been denied access to a mansion in Benedict Canyon after City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky sought to…