With a blast of fireworks over Prague Castle, the post-communist world's first nationwide private television station went on air Friday aiming to break the habits of 40 years of state-dominated TV.
One of the three ghosts cast in Universal/Amblin’s “Casper” is Joe Nipote. His name was misspelled in a story Thursday. * * * Paramount’s “Maury Povich Show” was omitted from a ratings story…
A high-stakes bidding war is going on for Diane Sawyer that could make the ABC News anchorwoman the highest-paid network news star.
A growing number of major studios are supporting a repeal of a key provision of the Prime Time Access Rule, which prohibits top-50 market network affiliates from airing off-net fare in the hour…
Nickelodeon's Nick at Nite will air uncut episodes of the original "I Love Lucy" beginning Feb. 14, restoring three-four minutes that were typically excised to allow for more commercial time in…
Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.) said Thursday he'll press forward with anti-TV violence legislation, despite initiatives announced this week by the networks and cable industry designed to placate…
Producer Steve Tisch and the Walt Disney Co. have emerged as the clear front-runner to produce a TV movie and ancillary programming featuring skater Nancy Kerrigan.
A bill to require videogames to carry rating labels was introduced Thursday by two senators who say some of the games are too violent for young children.
CBS has secured the centerpiece of its Monday lineup for a couple more seasons, coming to terms with Warner Bros. TV on a two-year renewal of "Murphy Brown."
David Letterman is scheduled to return to his old stomping grounds, appearing as a guest on NBC’s “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” Feb. 21. Letterman had O’Brien on as a guest when he was still…
DIC Entertainment and Saban Entertainment, once partners on various series but now bitter rivals, have extended their bickering to the former's new live-action firstrun series.