There's no question that informational programming is on the rise. With more than 150,000 hours of programming annually, the once nearly defunct genre has made a dramatic comeback --- thus making the…
Former CBS prexy Peter Lund's a golf fan, but team owners are hoping he'll trade in his clubs for a baseball cap.
European Union officials and politicians in Bonn are attacking what they term the privileged position of German pubcasters ARD and ZDF.
When it comes to the subject of cable and the Primetime Emmy Awards --- as with the CableAce Awards --- one truth remains evident: There is HBO, and then there is everybody else.
More signs that Columbia TriStar Television Distribution is seriously considering bringing out a syndie talk-variety show hosted by Donny & Marie Osmond: Dick Clark Prods. is shooting footage for a…
The Cartoon Network is coming to Japan. Hong Kong-based Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Itochu Corp. and Time Warner Entertainment Japan on Wednesday announced plans to launch the 24-hour…
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has renewed "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game" as an hourlong daytime block for the 1997-98 season, and will replace the existing hosts with gameshow veterans…
Democrats and Republicans in a House Telecommunications subcommittee split along party lines in a 13-12 vote Tuesday that would allow TV stations to broadcast both an analog and a digital TV channel…
Matt Farber has been upped to senior VP, program enterprises, at MTV and named G.M. at the Viacom music video spinoff channel M2.
Though down 4% from year-ago results, NBC's coverage of the NBA Finals is dazzling the primetime competition and has a legitimate shot at breaking all NBA scoring records this week.
Hoping to grab a larger share of the viewing pie as the broadcast networks largely snooze away the summer months, Showtime is launching an ambitious program-branding campaign that carries a pricetag…