The Justice Dept. has decided not to challenge Sinclair's plans to take over WSYX-TV, ABC's affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. The Justice Dept.'s decision clears Sinclair to close a $228 million deal to…
NBC has pulled the Dick Wolf drama "Players" off its schedule, with no return date scheduled. The USA Networks Studios' drama, starring rapper Ice-T, averaged a 5.4 rating and 10 share in homes this…
Japanese television networks have unveiled a set of standards for animated programs designed to prevent another outbreak of the video induced seizures caused by the popular cartoon "Pocket Monsters."
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Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings will announce plans Tuesday to launch a 24-hour local news channel based in -- and dedicated to -- the Bronx.
Buoyed by last month's Oscarcast, entertainment magazine shows were the only syndie shows to gain ground in the national Nielsen derby for the week ending March 29.
Argentina's TV leader Telefe today will become the latest Latino broadcaster with an international version of its channel, with the official roll-out of Telefe Intl.
UPN has cast veteran actor Joe Morton ("Blues Brothers 2000") in its drama pilot "Mercy Point," and CBS has cast Robert Loggia ("Independence Day") and Jill Clayburgh ("Fools Rush In") in the drama…
A fundamentalist, self-proclaimed bishop and a small mouse are together gnawing at the base of Latin America's largest broadcaster, Brazilian TV giant Globo.
On the heels of Kay Koplovitz's resignation from USA Networks (Daily Variety, April 9) comes word that former Fox exec Stephen Chao is in serious talks to take a senior management post at the USA and…
Small TV groups face the possibility of higher commission rates as a result of Chancellor Media Corp.'s $150 million acquisition of station rep firm Petry Media, industry execs predicted after the…
UPN is getting a giant facelift in October: The netlet is planning an ambitious expansion from three to five consecutive nights of network programming, Monday through Friday.