Leslie Rogers has been named director of advertising and promotion for Twentieth TV's domestic division, responsible for co-op advertising. Rogers joins Twentieth from sister division Fox…
The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it won't enforce its ban on casino gambling ads in Nevada pending an appeal of a court decision that found the ad restrictions unconstitutional.
"Murphy Brown" co-exec producer Tom Palmer and producer Michael Patrick King have entered into exclusive overall deals with TriStar TV, in the process becoming exec producers on the Sony Pictures…
Multimedia Entertainment, seeking to cash in on the Federal Communications Commission's new kids programming guidelines, has formed the Children's Plus Network to sell a library of more than 60…
HBO is planning to launch its sister pay service Cinemax throughout Latin America this fall.
Connie Chung's much-ballyhooed joining with Dan Rather on the "CBS Evening News" was notable only in how truly unremarkable the whole enterprise seemed.
Paragon Entertainment will become the first major player in Canada's film and television production community to become a publicly traded commodity.
In a decision that represents a win for traditional cable operators and the FCC, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that satellite-delivered cable systems face the same franchise-fee requirements…
HBO's critically acclaimed "The Larry Sanders Show" makes its summer debut tonight with a special 45-minute episode (see review, page 6).
The Supreme Court let TV gameshow hostess Vanna White sue Samsung Electronics America over an ad that showed a glamorously dressed robot ready to turn a letter as she does on "Wheel of Fortune."
Scientific-Atlanta Inc., the cable industry's second-largest manufacturer of TV set-top boxes, will introduce a new digital compression and storage system at the National Cable TV Assn. Show in San…