NBC has taken its 13th-straight primetime Nielsens week with an Aug. 11-17 victory that featured the first improvement in the combined ABC-CBS-NBC rating vs. year-ago results in 34 weeks.
New Line Television has inked an unusual pact with the Continental Basketball Assn. to develop series, sell a package of games and handle merchandising and sponsorship sales for the league.
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
The struggling "Fox After Breakfast" show is getting a morning makeover. Fox Broadcasting and producer Twentieth Television have tapped interim host Vicki Lawrence as the chatfest's permanent…
An ABC affiliate in Honolulu is gearing up to become the first TV station in the country to transform itself into a fully digital operation.
Gaylord Entertainment Co. shareholders on Friday approved the $1.55 billion sale of Gaylord's two cable networks, the Nashville Network and Country Music Television, to CBS parent Westinghouse…
Jerry Seinfeld and Glenn Close have been added as presenters on next month's Emmycast.
ABC Inc. chief financial officer Ronald Doerfler is stepping down Oct. 31 after an 11-year run as the company's numbers man.
A battle between media giants Time Warner Cable and Fox/Liberty/Cablevision Systems will deprive 1.1 million New York City cable subscribers of 12 of the remaining games of the New York Mets' 1997…
Home & Garden Television expects to top the 30-million subscriber mark next month, paving the way for the E.W. Scripps Co.'s cabler to turn a profit next year.
Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.