Wealthy and brash Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is taking over ownership of DirecTV's high-definition channel 199 today in hopes of personally pushing the virtues of the slow-starting HDTV to…
ABC is not making any blue-sky predictions about better ratings for the 2001 "Monday Night Football" season, but it doesn't hesitate to point out a couple of scheduling advantages that could make…
Andy Richter will serve as emcee for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2001 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, to be held Saturday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Call it the repeat factor: CBS has skedded an encore showing of the premiere of its new reality skein "The Amazing Race."
Canadian network CTV has been given the greenlight from broadcast regulators to acquire Montreal station CFCF, the most popular English-language station in Quebec, in a deal worth C$141.5 million…
Australia's top film awards ceremony is undergoing a makeover including a name change in anticipation of its debut on commercial web Network Seven in November.
Court TV is going to court to try to force New York state to open its courts to cable and broadcast TV. The network has hired attorney David Boies to press the lawsuit, which argues that the state…
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday said it's sticking by a regulation that will require direct broadcast satellite operators to offer all local channels, or none.
The deck of cards known as the TV biz will be tossed into the air Friday when a federal appeals court considers whether to scrap crucial ownership rules and give new potency to vertical media…
Nickelodeon announced details of its first public affairs collaboration with the Say Yes for Children campaign, which focuses on children's rights. Effort is headed by Unicef.
NBC returned to the top of the demo charts last week thanks to strong midweek perfs, while ABC made it four straight weeks as the country's most-watched net overall.