After four decades of tight government control of South Africa's airwaves, the first steps have been taken to set up an Independent Broadcasting Authority based on the one operating in the United…
If Barry Diller's new home shopping network Q2 looks like a news network, it won't be by accident. Q2 has hired network news execs to program the channel, which is set to launch in May.
Three men allegedly stripped and fondled by a writer from "The Arsenio Hall Show" in a casting session filed a sexual battery complaint and a lawsuit against Paramount and the show in Los Angeles…
Bell Atlantic chieftain Ray Smith will deliver the keynote address at the National Assn. of Broadcasters convention March 21 in Las Vegas.
Brett Butler may share another distinction with Roseanne Arnold: in addition to translating a stand-up act into a top-rated ABC/Carsey-Werner Co. series, the show's creator-exec producer will…
In a boost for broadcasters, the Clinton administration has signaled support for a plan permitting TV and radio stations to use part of their spectrum for data transmission and other new business…
ABC's revised lineup thundered across the dial Wednesday, scoring the network's highest rating with series programming that night in more than eight years.
With the Olympics over, relative normalcy returned to daytime and fringe ratings during the Feb. 28-March 4 week, though CBS seemed to be experiencing a mild, pleasant Olympic hangover.
Rhino Entertainment, whose record label brought us Gefilte Joe and the Fish and a comprehensive Aretha Franklin collection, now plans to create a film production company that will put Hunter S…
Playwright August Wilson, TV adventurer Jacques Cousteau and TV and radio interviewer Larry King are among this year's five winners of the Common Wealth awards.
After poking fun at the world of latenight TV with its fictional sitcom "The Larry Sanders Show," HBO will take aim at the real thing.