Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Claiming that pay-per-view is "inherently a natural enemy of free TV," FCC commissioner James Quello predicted Tuesday that government will continue to resist a shift in top-shelf programming from…
John Tesh is leaving the NBC daytime talkshow "John & Leeza," which will be reshaped as a new yet-to-be-titled talkshow featuring co-host Leeza Gibbons.
Trying to cash in on the free publicity from upcoming releases "Tombstone" and "Wyatt Earp," CST Entertainment Imaging will colorize and re-edit the TV series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" into…
TV news and magazine vet Mark Monsky, who created "Hard Copy" for Paramount and served a stint as VP of news for the NBC TV stations, has been named executive consultant for "Secrets of the National…
An investment company run by Kirk Kerkorian's lawyer and a former Drexel Burnham Lambert exec bought 4.6 million new Nostalgia Network shares and put the company further out of reach of Concept…
The Public Broadcasting Service will name its new president/CEO today, with sources citing Federal Communications Commissioner Ervin S. Duggan as the likely choice.
Europe's pubcasters must seriously examine the concept of narrowcasting if they are to become a digital force.
Peter Brennan and Burt Kearns, who guided Twentieth TV's syndicated tabmag "A Current Affair" through the November sweeps and helped give the show a look similar to its early glory days, have exited…
Though it looked like a dopey idea in the beginning, "Herman's Head" has developed into a sharp, funny exploration of a universal condition -- what goes on in our minds. Besides the above-average…
Canada's private broadcasters have already made a major New Year's resolution: less violence on the tube.