It looks like NBC is about to follow Fox's lead and head for the exit at the National Assn. of Broadcasters. And now Washington is waiting to see who is next to leave.
Showtime will help redress the well-publicized under-representation of blacks and Hispanics on television by greenlighting two hourlong series for the summer, "Resurrection Blvd." and "Soul Food."
It's going to be a rockin' new year for veteran TV personality-mogul Dick Clark. The 70-year-old small-screen staple has signed on to host "Winning Lines," the upcoming CBS entry in the Y2K gameshow…
Channel 4 has grabbed "Friends" and "ER" back from BSkyB in a three-year deal with Warner Bros. Intl. TV, reportedly worth $200 million.
FROM WESTERN CABLE "The future is huge." That's how Liberty Media Chairman John Malone explained Wall Street's valuation of Internet and the rest of the information industrial complex.
FROM WESTERN CABLE One way or another, cablers will have to open their high-speed Internet networks to competitors, FCC chairman Bill Kennard said Thursday. The only question is whether they do it…
FROM WESTERN CABLE It's time for cablers, copyright owners and TV set makers to reach a final agreement on the digital television standards, FCC commissioner Susan Ness said Thursday at "Hollywood…
FROM WESTERN CABLEThe National Geographic Channel, which reaches 50 million homes in 57 countries, has firmed up plans to engineer its American debut, signing long-term deals with AT&T Broadband, the…
AT&T, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., said it will spearhead a drive by cablers to buy exclusive rights to out-of-market National Football League games when the contract comes up for…
NBC has unveiled details of its basic cable coverage of the 2000 Summer Olympics, which will be aired on a tape-delay basis from Sydney, Australia.
Just three months after getting into the primetime biz via a multiyear deal with Brad Grey Television, dot-com ad wizards Hungry Man Prods. is proving to be a tasty dish for network programmers. The…