Cable industry lawyers have asked a U.S. District Court here to delay implementation of its decision last week upholding the constitutionality of a law granting broadcasters sweeping must-carry…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has become the latest politician who claims the Federal Communications Commission should consider job creation a factor in its final selection of a U.S. HDTV standard.
Miami-based Canal Hollywood and Galavision, controlled by Mexican company Televisa, have emerged as the first foreign competitors bidding for transponders on Spanish direct-broadcast satellite…
Having broken new sitcom ground with their masturbation episode earlier this season, "Seinfeld" this week retreats to more traditional prime time subjects: body odor and lesbianism.
Whether ABC renews "The Jackie Thomas Show" or not, it's looking more and more like it won't return to Tuesdays at 9:30 next fall.
CBS will introduce four new shows and break up its Saturday morning powerhouse tandem of "Garfield" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" next fall, the web announced at its children's upfront…
Don't wake the kids for Showtime's late-night skin skein "Red Shoes Diaries." It's pure adult entertainment. In this episode, "Just Like That," producers strip away the image legal secretaries are…
Home Shopping Network has been hit with three class-action shareholder lawsuits charging that the TV retailer failed to disclose financial improprieties.
Wharf Cable has signed with U.S.-based General Instrument for a supply of 1 million cable converters.
Premise of this new, mildly amusing Dudley Moore sitcom involves divorced Dudley Bristol (Moore), Gotham nitery pianist-celeb, and his California-raised 14-year-old son, Fred (Harley Cross), who's…
Germany's SAT 1 just turned interactive. The private web has launched a simple quiz game for viewers who have telephones and TV sets equipped for videotext.