The rabbit-like multiplication of cable and syndication outlets around the world has provided indie TV outfits with more opportunities than ever. However, with this increase comes greater viewer…
Lou Dobbs, the chief business executive and on-air analyst for CNN and the exec in charge of the spinoff financial news network CNNfn, told his staff Wednesday he plans to remain with the web…
The second annual Phlemmy Awards, an American Lung Assn.-sponsored fete, will pay dubious tribute to six Primetime Emmy nominees for airing episodes that glamorize tobacco use. Six other shows will…
“Ask Mr. Traffic” (produced in Los Angeles) Featuring Kenny Morse, this call-in show covers the rules of the road, as the host answers questions about driving and brings viewers up to speed on local…
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…
Cable TV has finally taken off in Spain. The Development Ministry this week awarded the country's first cable TV franchises to Cable i Televisio de Catalunya (CTC), a consortium led by cable operator…
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.
With Texas-size ambition to augment its staff of six, Dallas-based indie DNA Prods. has in 10 years managed to rise through the strata of festival projects, regional commercial and service work to…
Giampaolo Sodano, former Sacis president and current director of Mediaset's leading channel Canale 5, was appointed president of the Sorrento Intl. Meetings fest (Incontri Internazionali di Sorrento).
David Flint, a prominent critic of Oz's media ownership laws, has been appointed chairman of federal communications law enforcement agency the Australian Broadcasting Authority .