Former KABC-TV general manager Terry Crofoot Tuesday was named VP of news for the Fox Television Stations, a role in which he will develop news strategies in each of the group's markets.
The Hong Kong government will referee the battle between Star TV and the Wharf Cable network over Star's right to have seven channels aired on the newly launched cable net.
The dazzlingly produced film-noir series "Fallen Angels" chalked up a record 12 CableAce award nominations, catapulting Showtime to 54 overall, its best total ever.
Warner Bros. officially joined the TV network derby Tuesday, announcing an ambitious rollout schedule for its proposed fifth network that will take the weblet from two hours next summer to seven…
Grosso Jacobson Entertainment has inked a deal with mystery novelist Mary Higgins Clark to produce three movies based on one of her books for NBC's "Friday Night Mystery" wheel, in association with…
The National Cable Television Assn. is asking the FCC to postpone action on a proposal allowing telephone companies to provide cable TV service in cities with up to 10,000 people.
Based on evidence in "The Nanny," Fran Drescher has many talents, but restraint isn't one of them. The new sitcom has some amusing moments and certainly contains many elements of past successful…
Plagued by sluggish ratings and financial problems, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" is undergoing a top management shake-up, according to show sources.
The USA cable network, which has reached the limits of its growth in the United States, is setting up an international division to sell USA Network clones in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
The Conviction of Kitty Dodds" is notable for its honesty, depth of performances and poignancy. The based-on-fact vidpic, scripted by Doug Magee, will add to the debate on the "battered woman"…
The Chicago Baby Bell, Ameritech Corp., asked federal courts in Illinois and Michigan for permission to supply cable service in the five-state area where it provides local phone service.