In what may be the first of its kind in the country, City News Service and former CBS-TV news director John Lippman are creating a video newswire service for local television stations.
Film and television director Rob Lieberman has signed on with the William Morris Agency.
Cablevision Industries Corp., one of the nation's largest privately owned cable companies, reported record results for the second quarter and first six months of 1993, citing increases in revenues…
Syndicators have gone on the warpath against "Entertainment News Television," Warner Bros.' fall 1994 syndicated newsmagazine strip.
ABC Sports prez Dennis Swanson called "heads" Tuesday and landed his network broadcast rights to next year's World Series.
NBC and Time Warner Cable have closed a deal that will guarantee the launch of a still-in-development NBC cable network called America's Talking.
The Cartoon Network and the Sci-Fi Channel are chalking up surprisingly robust Nielsens for 10-month-old cable networks. But the industry consensus is that they may be the last of the breed of…
Bonnie Hunt's sitcom about a jilted actress returning to her Chi apartment house and its denizens may seem unlikely, and it is -- but it is also inspired. Snappy patter, good setups and, for the most…
In an effort to win higher viewership, Canada's French-language television awards will be handed out three months early this year. The Gemeaux Awards Gala, which used to take place in December, will…
It remains to be seen just how far you can go with a comedy involving a young writer and three older, in-a-rut neighbors who take him into their weekly gatherings. The fragile first chapter, with a…
CBS finished first six of seven nights to claim the Aug. 9-15 Nielsen crown, while the rerun-heavy summer lineup continues to result in a significant loss of younger viewers.