Japanese network Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS) said it will set up a satellite broadcasting operation that will take to the air in 2000 with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., trading house…
CBS' coverage of the final round of the Masters has earned that golf tournament's second-best Sunday overnight ratings since 1990.
Burt Bacharach gets the obvious out of the way in the first sentence of this concert tribute: "I find it amazing that this is going down and I'm still alive." The surprising career resuscitation the…
The Justice Dept. has decided not to challenge Sinclair's plans to take over WSYX-TV, ABC's affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. The Justice Dept.'s decision clears Sinclair to close a $228 million deal to…
NBC has pulled the Dick Wolf drama "Players" off its schedule, with no return date scheduled. The USA Networks Studios' drama, starring rapper Ice-T, averaged a 5.4 rating and 10 share in homes this…
Japanese television networks have unveiled a set of standards for animated programs designed to prevent another outbreak of the video induced seizures caused by the popular cartoon "Pocket Monsters."
Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings will announce plans Tuesday to launch a 24-hour local news channel based in -- and dedicated to -- the Bronx.
Small TV groups face the possibility of higher commission rates as a result of Chancellor Media Corp.'s $150 million acquisition of station rep firm Petry Media, industry execs predicted after the…
UPN is getting a giant facelift in October: The netlet is planning an ambitious expansion from three to five consecutive nights of network programming, Monday through Friday.
Buoyed by last month's Oscarcast, entertainment magazine shows were the only syndie shows to gain ground in the national Nielsen derby for the week ending March 29.
Argentina's TV leader Telefe today will become the latest Latino broadcaster with an international version of its channel, with the official roll-out of Telefe Intl.