Katsuji Ebisawa has been named the new president of Japan's national broadcaster, NHK. Ebisawa, 63, is currently the pubcaster's executive vice president.
Canal Plus Netherlands has inked a five-year, 145 million guilder ($73 million) deal that gives it rights to broadcast live, on pay TV, all Honor Division soccer games in Holland.
Discovery Communications Inc. has disclosed it intends to spend at least $500 million to fund its TV channel and co-production joint ventures with the BBC.
The talkshow pecking order was upset for the second straight week, according to national syndie ratings for the week ending June 29, as "Jenny Jones" nudged "Rosie O'Donnell" out of second place for…
It appears that Hal Fishman, the veteran news anchorman who last month reupped for three more years at KTLA working on "News at Ten," soon will be paired with a female co-anchor after about nine…
The announcement that Tom Tyrer is joining Fox Broadcasting Co. came to reporters from an unusual source: a faux Fox press release sent by what appears to be a disgruntled employee.
Richard Eyre, managing director of Capital Radio, has been named the new chief executive of the ITV Network.
As the millennium approaches, life imitates cartoon art. As part of a big promo, Fox Broadcasting, Pepsi-Cola and Kaufman & Broad Home Corp. are giving away a house.
Josephine Ann Longobardi has been tapped as the bailiff and Curt Chaplin fills the interviewer post on the Ralph Edwards/Stu Billett Prods. upcoming revival of "The People's Court."
"Star Trek" series writer/producer Ira Steven Behr has signed a three-year overall development deal with Paramount Network Television.