Boris Yeltsin is continuing to show support for the independence of broadcasters with his veto of a bill proposed by the Russian parliament to set up bodies regulating morality on the TV screen.
Monday's Florida Marlins season opener gave Barry Diller's local programming station WAMI a lively ratings boost, helping the Miami-based outlet to continue to build its brand around local sports.
NCAA hoops and "The Secret Path" have led CBS to a convincing households victory in March 29-April 4 primetime Nielsens, as well as the Eye's first runner-up finish in adults 18-49 since the 1998…
With the Kosovo conflict continuing to rage, Fox News Channel has tapped former secretary of state Gen. Alexander Haig Jr. to serve as an on-air commentator and senior international affairs adviser.
TBS has commissioned Avenue Pictures to produce "Thrill Seekers," an original movie dealing with time travel, for cablecasting on the network in October 1999.
Sandra Bernhard ("Roseanne"), Andy Dick ("NewsRadio") and Jim Belushi ("Mighty Ducks") have joined the voice cast of UPN's upcoming animated comedy pilot "Quints."
Japan's long flirtation with high definition television (HDTV) using an analog format is expected to officially end by 2007, the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry said.
A rash of mergers Stateside and in Europe will be the hot topic at next week's Mip TV market in Cannes. Some 11,000 delegates wing their way this weekend to the French Riviera for the annual…
Satcaster DirecTV has added the BBC America channel to its lineup, giving a major subscriber boost to the Beeb's fledgling U.S. outlet.
Apparently, not even sex itself is sexy enough these days not to be tarted up for TV audiences. The producers of "Body Human 2000: Love, Sex & the Miracle of Birth," a documentary whose most…