Hero Prods., a Miami-based TV production and broadcast center, announced a three-year contract with United Family Communications to provide digital production, post-production and satellite uplink…
In an attempt to win credibility for its newscasts, Televisa has tapped former senator Miguel Aleman Velasco as president of its news division.
EchoStar Communications Corp. chairman Charlie Ergen escalated his attack against his one-time sat-TV partner, News Corp., claiming Tuesday that the media giant backed out of its deal with EchoStar…
Diane Robina has been upped from VP to the newly created position of senior VP of programming for Nick at Nite and its spinoff TV Land. She will oversee program acquisitions for the two…
FCC Chairman Reed Hundt laid out for the first time this week a series of proposals for limiting hard alcohol advertising on television.
Columbo: A Trace Of Murder (Thurs. (15), 9-11 p.m., ABC) Filmed in and around L.A. by Universal TV. Executive producer, Peter Falk; producers, Christopher Seiter, Vincent McEveety; co-producer, Jack…
France 2's production "Chimere" took the main prize at the Golden Prague TV festival, which ran May 7-10 in the Czech capital.
CBS has muscled its way to first in May 5-11 primetime Nielsens and into a tie for the May sweeps households lead, thanks largely to "The Last Don," which started its run with CBS' highest Sunday-pic…
Sony Corp. and Fuji Television Network will announce today that they are joining Rupert Murdoch's direct satellite broadcasting venture in Japan, JSkyB, as partners.
The WB network will kick off a fourth night of primetime programming by January with two new dramas that bring the netlet's total programming tally to nine hours a week.