Writers Guild of America West prexy Victoria Riskin has endorsed the FCC's recent move to consolidate its review of ownership rules and mergers.
A judge for the Intl. Trade Commission ruled against Gemstar TV Guide Friday in a key patent case that's likely to rattle the stock and further erode News Corp.'s investment in the Pasadena digital…
Alexander Rodnyansky, head of the Ukraine's top commercial channel 1+1, has also become director general of Russian entertainment net CTC.
WGN, which the industry dubs the last of the superstations, is heading into a potential banner season in 2002-03 that will likely keep it spinning off revenues, an unsung hero of the Tribune Co.'s…
Not since "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" debuted in June 1996 has there been an instant moneymaking hit in syndication. It was fresh, it was innovative, it took chances, and it was station-friendly.
Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner hasn't stopped kicking himself since Warner Bros.' "Scooby-Doo" raked in a record opening-week June gross of $56 million.
At a June 17 launch party held in honor of CNN's big hire, Connie Chung, the former network anchor stood up and belted out a personalized version of "Get Me to the Church on Time."
Established broadcaster MediaCorp and newcomer SPH MediaWorks are waging a war of words in the local press.
The Big Six networks just pulled in a near-record $8 billion in upfront ad revenue. So why is nobody on Broadcast Row smiling?
Two politicos ousted in April's general election will launch a cable TV news channel that many believe will pump right-wing propaganda.
Typhoon Entertainment boasted one major asset when it launched in June last year: founder Eddie Nelson, who hit success placing quizzer "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" across Asia for his former…