On a day when everyone should have been buzzing about HBO's chart-topping 90 Primetime Emmy Award nominations --- by far the most ever for a cable network --- the attention instead centered on a…
CBS Eye on People, the struggling 4-month-old cable network, has signed affiliation deals with three top-10 multisystem cable operators: Media One, Adelphia and Jones Intercable.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has once again written Vice President Gore to complain about the appointment of Washington pundit Norman Ornstein to a commission charged with drawing up public…
Tom Brokaw has reupped as anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" after a brief but unpromising courtship by CNN.
In a dramatic, unexpected raid, Spanish telco Telefonica has bought the country's top-rated private TV channel, Antena 3 TV (A3TV), moving in association with banks Santander and Central Hispano.
PBS joins the musical frenzy with 26 episodes of the somewhat adult-skewing "Sessions at West 54th," a performance plus interview show that runs closer to "Austin City Limits" - a show no one has…
French efforts to bring Gallic culture to the Arab world suffered a setback this month when millions of Middle East viewers, expecting to tune into Canal France Intl.'s Saturday-afternoon educational…
After bottoming out during the week of the July 4th holiday, ratings for many syndie strips rallied in the week ending July 13, which overlapped the start of the July sweep.
The Marquee Group, which produces and markets TV sports programming, is expanding into music and general entertainment with the purchase of QBQ Entertainment.
Canada's federal broadcast regulator has opened the door to a host of foreign television services, mostly U.S., that may be used by cable operators, direct-to-home satellite TV companies and other…
When Geraldo Rivera takes a six-week Mediterranean cruise beginning Monday, he will leave his nightly CNBC talk show "Rivera Live" in the hands of such guest hosts as O.J. Simpson trial…