A group called Project Islamic H.O.P.E. is protesting Fox’s upcoming animated Eddie Murphy-voiced comedy “The PJs,” from Touchstone and Imagine TV. The group on Tuesday said the pilot episode…
Big changes are in the offing for the Eye web's "This Morning," with a breakfastcast radically different from what's now on the air likely to bow by late summer or early fall.
WETA, Washington's local pubcaster, is launching a regional cable channel that will allow it to timeshift key programs including "The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer" and "Washington Week in Review."
World Cup soccer and the Nagano Winter Olympics propelled NHK to top the charts for the top-rated show in Japan in 1998, rating agency Video Research said on Monday. Pubcaster NHK had the top seven…
''Touched by an Angel'' earned its highest rating in more than a year, putting CBS in position to claim its fourth straight weeklong households victory, according to preliminary primetime Nielsen…
ABC is blowing up "Good Morning America" -- and bringing in the primetime star power of Diane Sawyer -- in the latest attempt to save the foundering ayemcast. Sawyer, a "20/20" heavyweight who served…
Final Nielsen Media Research numbers released Monday show Fox's 17 weeks of Sunday NFL broadcasts in 1998 delivered an average rating 1% higher than the year before, while CBS ended the season with a…
Pay TV cabler BET Movies/Starz! has hired actor Tom Wright to serve as the web's on-air guest host for the first quarter of 1999.
Barry Diller's local programming experiment WAMI is continuing its retreat from in-house fare, but execs insist the shift is temporary.
The Indian government is to lift the ban on DTH in India. The new Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pramod Mahajan said at a press conference in New Delhi today that his government would…
France's private terrestrial broadcaster TF1 neared a clean sweep in the 1998 ratings stakes, grabbing 95 of the top 100 program slots of the year, according to figures just released by polling…