KCOP, the UPN O&O in Los Angeles, will scrap its 7:30 p.m. nightly newscast within the next few weeks in preparation for the bow of UPN's new fall lineup.
Primetime TV will be grooving when UPN broadcasts the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards on Aug. 20.
A Delhi high court Wednesday barred two Indian cable operators from running films distributed by the Hollywood majors.
Angry at what it calls the grand schemes of Germany's giant pubcasters, the Assn. of Commercial Radio and Television (VPRT) has called for the partial privatization of the public webs.
A search committee has settled on former MediaOne exec Robert Sachs to become the National Cable Television Assn.'s next president.
Women's cabler Lifetime will pony up about $58 million for the cable rerun rights to the sitcom "Mad About You" for a four-year license term beginning in March 2002.
The folks who run the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival like to call their event "the Cannes of comedy," and there's some truth to this.
The Sci-Fi Channel scores a big coup with "Curse of the Blair Witch," a unique television special made in conjunction with Artisan Entertainment. It's no coincidence that Sci-Fi airs this special the…
The summer heat boiled up some much-needed ratings help for some syndie yakkers as ratings jumped for most shows, according to the latest national syndie ratings report. In fact, with schools letting…
Four years after Disney stunned showbizzers with its stealth acquisition of ABC, the Mouse House has taken its boldest leap yet toward true vertical integration with the consolidation of Disney's TV…
MSNBC is dumping John Hockenberry's nightly news talker as part of the ongoing primetime shakeup at the Peacock news cabler (Daily Variety, July 1).