Lancit Media Prods. is developing the Caroline B. Cooney young-adult novel "The Cheerleader" as an ABC Afterschool Special. Jeffrey Kindley will script, with Lancit's Cecily Truett, Larry Lancit and…
In what could end up as a breakthrough on the thorny issue of retransmission consent, the third largest cable operator in the U.S., Continental Cablevision, has agreed to pay the ABC- and…
The Eye Web gave a big wink to Wall Street Wednesday, reporting significantly improved second-quarter operating results. The investment community embraced the news, pushing the stock of CBS up $ 8.75…
Betsy Newman has been upped to VP of original programming forTNT, having been director in that area since joining the cable network in January 1990 from Republic Pictures.
The British Broadcasting Corp. has a "Big Brother" management that has frightened and demoralized its staff, a senior BBC correspondent said Tuesday.
KNBC news reporter Phil Shuman has sued his former lawyer for mishandling his claims against the City of Beverly Hills arising from a 1984 incident in which he allegedly was assaulted by police…
Former CBS-TV prez Robert Wussler confirmed Tuesday that he is teamed with Bill Cosby in an effort to acquire NBC.
D.C. insiders predict rough sledding in Congress for the restructured funding of public TV suggested in a report Tuesday from the Twentieth Century Fund.
Time Warner will consolidate its two main network production divisions, Lorimar TV and Warner Bros. TV, resulting in the long-expected ascension of Lorimar prez Leslie Moonves and the shuttling of…
Cable TV trade organizations are pressing the Federal Communications Commission for relief for small cable operators from new rules that stem from Congress' passage of the 1992 Cable Act.
Black Entertainment Television, the U.S. cabler specializing in African-American culture, has made its first step into the international market by taking a 40% stake in the new London cable service…