NBC, which lost more than $ 100 million on the 1992 Barcelona Olympics with its experimental "triplecast," has caught Olympic fever again -- paying a record $ 456 million for rights to air the 1996…
The Peters Entertainment Co. was thrust into the middle of a British political imbroglio after the U.K. press reported that company principals Jon Peters and Adam Fields had cut $ 100,000 deals with…
David Liddiment, program director of Granada TV, has become the latest big name from the commercial TV sector to be poached by the BBC.
CapCities/ABC has embarked on a major corporate restructuringthat establishes four separate divisions within the company while positioning ABC TV Network Group prez Robert A. Iger as the clear…
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will address the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Aug. 12 at the BevWilshire Hotel. The mayor will speak at the organization’s newsmaker luncheon, discussing the…
MPAA member companies last week began filing lawsuits against 9,000 U.S. cable TV operators, claiming they are owed $ 15 million in interest on cable copyright royalty payments.
The percentage of minorities working in TV reached a record high in 1992, but minority hirings fell in radio, according to a study by the Radio & Television News Directors Assn.
Phil Donahue has signed a one-year contract extension to continue hosting his talkshow through the 1994-95 season, making it his shortest deal yet with syndicator Multimedia Entertainment.
Three TV stations have each been slapped with $ 15,000 fines by the FCC for violating ad-limit guidelines in the 1990 Children's Television Act.
KCAL-TV’s “Nighttalk With Jane Whitney” beat all other programming from 11 p.m.-midnight Thursday. The hour in which it ran was incorrectly reported Monday.
KTLA's veteran 10 p.m. news anchor Hal Fishman wasn't laughing when "KTLA Morning News" entertainment reporter Sam Rubin recently quipped on the air that Fishman once "wore a skirt for a co-anchor…