Cable television competition could intensify and expanded programming become available to viewers under expected settlement by seven companies of a multiyear antitrust investigation of the industry.
Interim FCC chairman James Quello said Tuesday his agency may postpone implementation of new cable TV rate regulation rules by week's end, unless Congress doles out money needed to enforce the regs.
Picketers protesting Viacom's cable service in the Bay Area were stationed outside the National Cable Television Assn.
The Interactive Television Assn. is expanding its offices. ITA, a non-profit trade association, is based in Winston-Salem, N.C., and is opening offices in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles in June…
In a unique arrangement between Group W and Tribune Broadcasting, two stations in Philadelphia will carry Tribune Entertainment's sports, fitness and adventure show "Energy Express" on weekend…
RHI Entertainment has become the exclusive distributor of new TV movies from the Larry Thompson Organization under a deal covering 10 movies over a five-year period.
Writer Jeff Schimmel has filed a $ 1 million-plus copyright infringement suit against Saban Entertainment and several of its executives, claiming that the company stole his idea for its animated…
What do you do to capture up to an 18% market share in the wee hours of the morning? Germany's screen-saver programming, images aired after the station signs off for the night, has hit cult status.
Kevin Fortson, who has run Geraldo Rivera's Investigative News Group for the past few years, has ankled to become VP of production for Telepictures Prods.
Budget cuts have meant belt-tightening for Germany's pubcasters, and news bureaus around the world -- including New York -- have closed.
Hollywood exex are expected to face a grilling today at a Senate hearing on TV violence. Issue of TV violence has suddenly become all the rage on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers threatening retribution…