The National Academy of Cable Programming announced Tuesday that it was giving special CableAce Awards for 1997 to Nickelodeon, to Landmark Communications prexy and CEO John (Dubby) Wynne and to the…
Twenty-four peer groups of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences each have elected one branch member to serve two-year terms on the ATAS Board of Governors, with the new and re-elected governors…
Nielsen Media Research is adding passive meters next year to homes in five new markets: Greensboro, N.C.; Providence, R.I.; Birmingham, Ala.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Las Vegas.
Univision plans a live airing of a town hall meeting with President Clinton in Buenos Aires during the President's upcoming trip to Latin America.
ABC has upped Roger Sverdlik to exec VP-national sales manager, the No. 2 post in the network's sales division. Reporting to ABC Sales prexy Marvin Goldsmith, Sverdlik will oversee sales of all…
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
Black Entertainment Television chairman Bob Johnson's $288 million buyout offer for BET Holdings is "inadequate," money manager Mario Gabelli said in an Securities & Exchange Commission filing…
Proving that you can go home again --- and again --- veteran TV news exec Jeff Wald will be announced this morning as KTLA news director, marking his second stint as the station's news director and…
Walt Disney TV has signed a development deal with standup comedian Sue Costello.
Tele-Communications Intl. Inc. (TINTA) announced Monday the signing of a definitive agreement to sell half its stake in Argentine cable company CableVision for $210 million to CEI Citicorp Holdings…
Granite Broadcasting stepped up its station acquisition activity Monday with the purchase of KOFY San Francisco, its second affiliate of the WB netlet, for $174 million.