Rupert Murdoch's Oz cabler Foxtel is poised for a vicious lawsuit with Australia's antitrust watchdog as hopes fade for a smooth passage of its A$650 million ($481 million) merger with embattled…
Sony Corp., Sharp Corp. and Philips Electronics N.V. have developed a test 42-inch-wide, flat-panel PALC (plasma addressed liquid crystal display). The displays are thinner than conventional monitors.
Cable's Sci-Fi Channel on Nov. 2 will participate in what it is calling the first-ever live drama simulcast on both national TV and the Internet when it airs an adaptation of the H.G. Wells tale…
Despite a disastrous weekend, down 30% from year-ago results, NBC remains the unchallenged leader in primetime Nielsen results for the Oct. 6-12 week.
TBS has grabbed the first broadcast window to Polygram's Michael Douglas starrer "The Game" after outbidding the USA Network in an auction that catapulted the price to a strapping $8 million.
KTLA is discontinuing its 11 a.m. weekday newscast, which is anchored by Jennifer York and meteorologist Roland Galvin, effective Friday.
Looking to get a toehold in the fledgling sports bar business, Disney Regional Entertainment and ESPN on Tuesday jointly announced the launch of a chain of ESPN Grill restaurants that will serve as…
Rysher Entertainment has appointed Mel Efros to the newly created post of senior VP of production.
A survey commissioned by the group Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) found a wide salary disparity among men and women working in the cable, satellite and telco industries, with women on…
Tom Kennedy has been elected president of Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters for the 1997-98 season, while Ralph Story and Lloyd Sigmon return as VPs.