The retransmission dance continues as the threat of cable multisystem operators yanking local station signals became very real on Jan. 1.
"Maury" is changing addresses in New York City. The daily syndicated talkshow hour from Studios USA hosted by Maury Povich is switching from WNBC to WPIX on Jan. 17.
The networks' early morning news/talkers keep bucking viewer erosion trends, having expanded the overall network audience in that daypart during the fourth quarter of 1999.
France's Canal Plus may have lost a bitter battle for French soccer rights earlier this year, but it won the war for subscribers.
About 175 million viewers tuned in to at least a portion of "ABC 2000," the Alphabet network's 24-hour coverage of the new year's arrival around the globe. That's nearly triple the number ABC reaches…
The much-feared arrival of Y2K provoked more moderation rather than madness and a collective worldwide sigh of relief as chaos failed to manifest itself anywhere on the planet.
Showtime has snapped up the cable rights to the feature film "Footsteps," produced and directed by tyro filmmaker Daphna Edwards Ziman.
John Malone's Discovery Health Channel has wrapped up clearance deals with five of the biggest cable operators in the U.S. and the largest satellite distributor, DirecTV, ensuring that the network…
No longer the poor stepchildren to theatrical releases, telefilms have evolved far beyond the "the disease of the week" genre and often outperform hit independent theatrical films. And as broadcast…
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