Universal TV Group chairman Gregory Meidel is in serious talks with DreamWorks' syndication co-chief Ken Solomon about taking the post of Universal TV president, which Tom Thayer announced last week…
When "America's Funniest Home Videos" returns to ABC at midseason of the 1997-98 fall campaign, longtime host Bob Saget will not be there. He is being bounced as part of a format change designed to…
Viacom cabler TV Land and TV Guide are partnering to choose "Television's 100 Greatest Episodes" in a selection that will anchor five nights of programming on both TV Land and sister Nick at Nite as…
Lana Corbi has been upped to president of network distribution at Fox Broadcasting Co., in charge of all affiliate relations.
Steven Bochco's gritty police drama "NYPD Blue" took top honors Monday as best continuing series at the Banff television festival.
The 1970s British action series "The Professionals" is being resurrected through an innovative financing deal that has raised £10.8 million ($17.3 million) for 26 new episodes.
The Parents TV Council, a conservative media watchdog group, has released its list of the top 10 most and least family-friendly programs for the 1996-97 season.
The nation's top communications regulator on Monday urged pubcasters to reject the idea of accepting paid commercials to shore up their finances and bankroll quality programming.
The long-suffering cable TV sector staged its biggest Wall Street rally in almost four years Monday after software giant Microsoft Corp. confirmed plans to invest $1 billion in No. 4 cabler Comcast…
DirecTV has extended its distribution deal with two Canadian programming services in a multiyear agreement expected to generate revenue of $200 million over the life of the contract.