The House and Senate have reached a final agreement that will allow satcasters to offer local broadcast channels -- a change in the law that Congress hopes will result in strong new competition to…
One year after setting up shop at 20th Century Fox Television, Jersey Television is moving forward with an ambitious 2000-01 primetime development slate. Jersey TV seems to be following parent…
The battle of the virtual stock market continued Monday, after a weekend where studios claimed victory with the apparent demise of the Hollywood Stock Exchange segment "Battle @ the Box Office" on…
As focus sharpens toward new media at this year's NATPE, organizers of the January TV programming exec confab have announced the pavilion dedicated to new media has already sold out, with the double…
Granada Television and the New York Times have unveiled the first fruit of their programming joint venture -- "Science Times," a documentary series based on the Time's science section.
Rebecca Rankin has joined VH1 as the music cabler's on-air daily news correspondent. In her new position, Rankin will serve as a reporter and producer for VH1 News.
WNBC finished first with the New York City Marathon. In its first year broadcasting the five-borough race, WNBC won its time period Sunday with an 8 rating/20 share from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., surpassing…
ABC's primetime rivals may be facing the hard-knock life for the next two weeks: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" is back, and it's stronger than ever. The Regis Philbin-hosted "Millionaire" returned…
Dutch telecommunications authority OPTA has ruled in favor of Canal Plus in a long-running dispute the French pay TV king has had with United Pan-Europe Communications (UPC).
Adding to its list of gameshow formats for the international marketplace, Columbia TriStar Intl. TV has acquired the Latin America distribution rights to syndie stalwart "Name That Tune" from Sandy…
CBS Cable's TNN is getting "Dead Man's Gun," the Henry Winkler-produced anthology series that ran on Showtime from 1997 -99.