The 30th annual Mip TV Market celebrated itself last night with a gala black-tie dinner chock full of heavyweights from the international TV biz and a hint of the showbiz panache that is more…
In 10 years, "Reading Rainbow" executive producer Twila Liggett has watched an idea to encourage reading through television grow into an award-winning series that's brought a generation of children…
CBS has picked up an additional 13 episodes of the Lorimar TV reality series "How'd They Do That?" the network confirmed.
Jean Drucker, CEO at Gallic weblet M6, has appealed to the government to relax the country's Draconian rules covering the French TV industry.
The three major broadcast networks broke away from regular programs Monday to join CNN for about an hour in live coverage of the fire at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, though only CNN…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded the 1993 Los Angeles Area Governors Emmy Award to veteran local TV news anchor Jerry Dunphy.
Broadcaster Harry Pappas said Monday he will seek direct payments from cable operators who carry his TV stations, becoming the first broadcaster to publicly unveil plans to negotiate cash from…
ABC Entertainment has confirmed an expansion of its specials department resulting in promotions for both John Hamlin and Mark Zakarin.
The mood of buoyancy with which the 30th Mip-TV program market opened last Friday continued through the weekend, with distributors reporting an upbeat sales tempo and producers announcing new…
In a nod to the growing role of computers in broadcasting production, Apple Computer's John Sculley was the keynote speaker at this years' National Assn. of Broadcasters convention. It was the first…
Jeff Wachtel has been elevated to exec VP, creative affairs, at Columbia Pictures TV, assuming supervision of comedy development and production in addition to handling those chores on movies and…