Tom Kennedy has been elected president of Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters for the 1997-98 season.
Disney's ESPN beat out Rupert Murdoch's Fox/Liberty Sports in the bidding for the 30-month-old Classic Sports Network, shelling out a hefty $188 million or so for the privilege.
Kassie Canter has been named vice president of NBC corporate affairs and communications, reporting to Beth Comstock, senior VP of corporate communications and media relations at the web.
Leading French television network TF1 has revamped its international sales arm, TF1 Intl., in response to the recent departure of TF1 Intl. president Francis Morel and this week's acquisition of the…
Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters will co-anchor the second weekly installment of ABC's "20/20" newsmagazine, due on Thursdays beginning Sept. 11.
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
Atlantis Communications Inc. unveiled TV movie pacts with CBS and UPN Tuesday along with news of the appointment of a president and of higher second-quarter profit.
To no one's surprise, the media this week realized the public is as eager for news of Diana, Princess of Wales, in death as in life.
While Columbia TriStar TV president Eric Tannenbaum announced Kim Haswell’s promotion to senior vice president of comedy series development, Haswell reports to exec VP Helene Michaels, contrary to…
A little more than two months after resigning in apparent disgust, Joel Tator returns today to his exec producer post on "The KTLA Morning News" --- a job he first took in June 1992.
An exasperated Elton John, nearing the end of a 108-show tour, looks into the camera of his companion of four years, David Furnish, and laments the idea of another interview. "How does Mrs. Jagger do…