Gail Yancosek has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of news at Fox's flagship station WNYW in New York.
After months of talking up their new talkshows, the time has come for Keenen Ivory Wayans and Chris Spencer to just do it.
America's Health Network, the struggling medical advice channel, has "furloughed" 161 of its 200 employees after the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. pulled back from its planned $25 million investment…
Only weeks after Hungary's regulatory authority (ORTT) gave the greenlight for the birth of a commercial TV industry in this market, legal squabbling is bringing static to the Magyar remote control…
Philips Electronics N.V. has joined Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. in jointly developing technology for the next generation of large-screen flat-panel displays using Plasma-Addressed Liquid Crystal…
The Justice Dept. on Friday approved Microsoft Corp.'s $425 million acquisition of WebTV Networks, pointing to competition in the business of connecting home televisions to the Internet.
UPN is not letting the Sinclair stations switch to the WB TV Network without a fight. On Friday night, UPN sent a letter to the WB and Sinclair claiming the station group failed to take appropriate…
Oscar-winning actress Ellen Burstyn, Brian Kerwin ("Murphy's Law") and Lucas Black ("Sling Blade") have been tapped to star in "Flash," a two-hour movie for ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney"…
The television industry officially filed its new, and much more detailed, ratings system with the Federal Communications Commission.
USA Latin America plans to supply pan-regional advertisers with post-buy analysis using information from IBOPE, the premier Brazilian TV ratings agency.
Bunim/Murray Prods. has acquired the domestic rights to "Wanted," an off-the-beaten-path U.K. series that's part gameshow, part scavenger hunt and part suspense thriller.