Issuing his first major edict on the TV biz, Federal Communications Commission chair Michael Powell said Thursday he hopes to kickstart the digital age by asking nets to carry the majority of their…
Bryant Gumbel said Thursday he is stepping down as anchor of "The Early Show," ending his two-and-a-half-year association with the CBS breakfastcast he launched.
The National Basketball Assn. has engineered a deal with Virgin Records that will make Lenny Kravitz's hit record "Dig In" the league's anthem for the NBA playoff telecasts on NBC, TNT and TBS, which…
CBS news employees repped by the Writers Guild of America have approved strike authorization with a 98% endorsement.
Fox current programming chief Lance Taylor is ankling the net and will likely be replaced by Studios USA comedy topper Marcy Ross.
Top Argentine cablers Cablevision and Multicanal dropped the CNN and CNN en Espanol news nets as well as LAPTV's the Film Zone from their lineups Monday as they push for lower carriage fees.
Attendance may be down at the annual confab of the National Assn. of Broadcasters, which runs Saturday to April 11 in Las Vegas, but there will be no lack of buzz as station owners compare notes on…
A&E's "Shackleton" benefits from a bravura performance by Kenneth Branagh in an astounding story of adventure and courage given a stately retelling by the man behind the PBS hit "Longitude."
Cable TV is targeting the territory's Indian audience with its Monday launch of four Hindi-language channels from Zee Network.
Inspired by the right-field stands of Wrigley Field and first pitched on the boards of Chicago's Organic Theater Co. in 1977, when the Cubbies were perennial also-rans, Showtime gives "Bleacher Bums"…
Peter Graves, star of the "Mission: Impossible" series, has taken on a mission at the Alphabet, joining pilot "With You in Spirit."