Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Carmen Electra, who took over for Jenny McCarthy as co-host of MTV's "Singled Out" last November, has inked a development deal with MTV Prods. to center a primetime series for one of the broadcast…
Only a few days after Robert Hersov resigned as Telepiu CEO (Daily Variety, Aug. 21), new chief executive Michel Thoulouze of Canal Plus unveiled a strategy to relaunch the disappointing digital TV…
Three days after landing one of the choice 11 new dial positions on Time Warner's million-subscriber cable system in New York City, CNN/SI has begun allowing cable operators to insert up to six hours…
Add another million households to the ratings pie. Nielsen Media Research on Monday made its annual adjustment to TV household estimate, upping the total U.S. TV universe from 97 million to 98…
JSkyB and PerfecTV are planning to use a common set of antennas and receivers beginning next spring in a move that heats up competition for viewers in Japan's direct digital satellite broadcasting…
The management and production company Addis-Wechsler has entered into a five-year joint venture with Columbia TriStar TV to produce all forms of programming.
Hoping to siphon off customers from the struggling C-band (a.k.a. big dish) satellite industry, DirecTV announced Monday that it will offer free direct broadcast satellite equipment, installation and…
Ellen DeGeneres, who is nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in three categories this year, has been confirmed as a presenter at the 49th annual ceremony being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS.
Pat O'Brien will be sitting in the co-anchor's chair next to Giselle Fernandez when "Access Hollywood" begins its second season next month.