Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters for the third time in his tenure as FCC chairman, William E. Kennard declared that all of broadcasting's competitors are going (or have gone) digital.
HBO, which acquired the broadcast rights to Arthur Cohn's "One Day in September" before the film landed an Oscar for best documentary, plans to take advantage of a unique promotional opportunity the…
It's no longer all about the Peacock at NBC Enterprises. Web's distribution arm has snagged the international TV and international homevid rights to the upcoming TBS Superstation remake of the…
Stephen Tapp has been promoted to VP and general manager of CityTV and CablePulse24, two stations in Toronto-based Chum's media stable.
Regis Philbin has helped ABC accomplish something that Marcus Welby, Fonzie and the Carringtons never could: win 15 straight weeks in the ratings.
Sportscaster and Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona has filed an age and sex discrimination suit against ABC Sports, which she alleged fired her after she no longer appealed to young male viewers.
Those crazy execs at ABC have stuck a straitjacket on new drama "Wonderland," yanking it after just two episodes. The series, which special-interest groups charged inaccurately portrayed mental…
Bravo has announced a new original weekly series, "The Museum of Television and Radio: Influences," to launch during its upcoming season.
Spanish telco Telefonica -- a top protagonist in Europe's recent mega-merger mania following its $5.3 billion buy up on March 17 of Dutch production behemoth Endemol -- revealed still further…
TV and legit have at least one thing in common these days: They love biographies. Bio plays, however, tend to be as much fiction as fact, and since copyright is sometimes involved, the legal process…