Polygram and World CupUSA, the soccer promotion organization, announced a joint venture Monday to promote the upcoming World Cup soccer tournament with concerts, albums and homevideos.
Apparently undaunted by tepid results for the pairing of Dan Rather and Connie Chung, CBS will also try a co-anchor format on "The CBS Evening News' " Sunday edition -- with "CBS This Morning"…
MCA TV and Viacom Entertainment are the latest to throw their hats into the firstrun syndicated newsmag ring.
The Australian government's pay TV embarrassment deepened Thursday as the second pair of high bidders reneged on their offers.
The House copyright subcommittee last week approved a bill extending until Dec. 31, 1999, the right of satellite program carriers to deliver network and independent TV station signals to backyard…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters is urging the Senate to turn thumbs down on legislation that would establish performers' rights for digital sound recordings.
TV stations are about to get bombarded with pitches for the latest syndicated theatrical movie packages from Paramount, Columbia and Universal. But these hard-sell maneuvers by the major studios will…
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan brings his revitalization pitch to the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Thursday, marking the new mayor's first speech to an industry group.
Showtime, already airing the half-hour weekly "Fallen Angels," again tackles the short-story concept with three brief dramas a la HBO's "Tales From the Crypt ," aimed at chilling viewers. Scary…
Far from the much-discussed goal of year-round original programming on the networks and Fox Broadcasting Co., the summer of '93 is becoming notable for creative use of repeats -- supporting the…
Cops," Fox's reality-based half-hour that follows police officers in the line of duty in different U.S. cities, focuses on the Nashville Police Dept. in an episode that shows a relatively slow crime…