More than 100 TV stations have signed up for "Flood Aid," an hourlong primetime telethon tonight that will try to coax viewers to send money to the Red Cross for victims of the Midwest floods.
Brandon Tartikoff has received a 13-episode script order from PBS to develop "Under New Management," a topical sitcom set in a New Orleans bar.
Eleven U.S. senators have written the FCC imploring the agency to provide relief to small cable TV operators threatened by cable reregulation.
Paramount appears to be following the path of other syndicators that have been moving to tone down their tabloid shows.
Toronto-based Paragon Entertainment has tapped Spelling Television prexy Gary Randall to head up the company's U.S. TV operations. Also, Julie Lee has ankled Spelling's Vancouver office to head up…
The FCC has denied a request from consumer groups that would have allowed cable TV customers to immediately begin deducting 15% from their monthly bills.
A judge here has blocked the broadcast of a TV soap lampooning former President Fernando Collor de Mello, who exited last December amid charges of corruption.
Stephens Group Inc. of Little Rock, Ark., has acquired controlling interest in Donrey Media Group of Las Vegas, according to top exex of the two companies. Donrey operations include five cable TV…
A Delaware chancery court judge said he would order Gold 'N M Television Inc. to transfer its Nostalgia Network Inc. (NNET.O) stock to Concept Communication Inc., if Concept agreed to escrow the…
NBC expects to make at least a $10 million profit from the 1996 Olympic Games by pulling more than $ 30 million worth of advertising time away from its affiliates and making a cable deal for some of…