The Aug. 20 U.S. bombing of Afghanistan and Sudan scored a direct Nielsen hit on daytime syndie skeins for the week ended Aug. 23, according to the latest national syndie ratings report.
Indian information and broadcasting minister Sushma Swaraj said Thursday that a pending broadcasting bill will be enacted into law during the winter session of the Indian parliament in November.
Nickelodeon is off to a strong start in the first three days of its experiment to fill the 8-to-9-p.m. slot every weeknight with children's programming.
Prima TV, long the loser in the Czech ratings race, beat out the competition for the first time last week.
MTV has tapped the Beastie Boys to receive the cabler's Video Vanguard Award at the 15th annual MTV Video Music Awards, set for Sept. 10 at the Universal Amphitheater.
Channel One, the cable TV channel specializing in local news, is shutting down its London and Bristol operations, leaving only the Liverpool service up and running.
Hit movies are racking up network deals faster than ever before, and this summer the trend has gone into turbodrive.
NBC has sent out the word that it will only develop series with studios willing to grant the network partial ownership in new shows or perpetual license fee deals that extend for the life of a…
Philadelphia newswoman Dawn Stensland's temporary stint co-anchoring CBS News' "Saturday Morning" is about to turn into a regular gig.
CBS has inked a deal with "Party of Five" creators Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman to develop a one-hour drama series for the Eye web for fall 1999.
ABC has officially passed on the comedy pilot "Earth Scum" from Carsey-Werner in association with Granada Entertainment USA.