Pacific Telesis Group will offer 100,000 California subscribers video-on-demand, one of the great promises of the coming interactive multimedia age, by the end of the year.
In a unique joint distribution effort, Viacom and Mort Marcus' Debmar Studios have come into the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab with "I Accuse," a reality court series from…
The sudden departure this week of Buena Vista Television president Bob Jacquemin after nine years has attendees at this week's National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab buzzing about a…
Bucking a depressed advertising market, France's leading private network, TF 1, announced Monday that it expects to post 1993 profits in the region of 455 million francs ($ 77 million), an…
The Clinton administration will probably add a second broadcast industry executive to a task force on how best to build the information superhighway, an administration staffer said Sunday.
In the wake of FCC chairman Reed Hundt's TV violence address Monday to a joint NATPE/INTV session, industry honchos were saying it was long on style and short on hoped-for substance.
ACI, an L.A.-based consortium of telepic producers, is breaking into the firstrun syndication business by acquiring U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to the weekly action-adventure comedy series…
Columbia Pictures TV Distribution announced Monday that it will syndicate "The Newz," the latenight strip from former Viacom firstrun prez Michael Gerber and producer James McNamara, as well as the…
Antitrust laws must be toughened to ensure that cable TV operators and telephone companies don't thwart broadcasters and other program deliverers on the information superhighway, according to John…
King World is in talks with Oprah Winfrey about renewing her contract through 1996. Analysts said they expect the syndicator to announce today at their annual luncheon with financial types that they…
TV stations that buy some or all of the six new hourlong action series powering their way into TV syndication between now and September could run afoul of the anti-violence crusaders in Washington.