Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has renewed "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game" as an hourlong daytime block for the 1997-98 season, and will replace the existing hosts with gameshow veterans…
Matt Farber has been upped to senior VP, program enterprises, at MTV and named G.M. at the Viacom music video spinoff channel M2.
Perhaps predictably, the MGM TV syndicated special "National Enquirer Presents: 25 Years of Scandal" that packaged celebrity misfortune in a countdown format scored phenomenal ratings in nine metered…
Democrats and Republicans in a House Telecommunications subcommittee split along party lines in a 13-12 vote Tuesday that would allow TV stations to broadcast both an analog and a digital TV channel…
American-born Italian film director Peter Del Monte will be artistic supervisor on a series of six films for TV by young filmmakers for leading Italian commercial TV player Mediaset.
Simon Kenny has been tapped senior VP and managing director at Walt Disney Television Intl. (Latin America) and will oversee the regional office located in Miami.
The broadcast network premiere Sunday night of the Oscar-nominated 1994 prison drama "The Shawshank Redemption" came in as the most-watched theatrical movie ever to air on TNT and the highest-rated…
Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ is closing down its regional stations as part of a repositioning move to make the web more competitive.
Though down 4% from year-ago results, NBC's coverage of the NBA Finals is dazzling the primetime competition and has a legitimate shot at breaking all NBA scoring records this week.
In a further effort to crack the Brazilian market, telenovela distribbery Venevision Intl. has inked a deal with sales rep firm Unimark/Longo.
CBS has named a new general manager of its Boston O&O station in the first exec shift under new CBS Stations prexy Mel Karmazin.