Upcoming Spanish digital platform Via Digital has signed an agreement with European Channel Management (ECM) to broadcast the 24-hour news channel BBC World and its sister entertainment service BBC…
Channel 4's commercial arm 4 Ventures announced Tuesday that is shedding 45 jobs as part of CEO Mark Thompson's major overhaul of the financially challenged broadcaster, bringing the total number of…
After years of broadcasting bigamy, burglary and bitches through inexpensive talkshows, networks have suddenly switched course in the battle for daytime supremacy and are now offering ... well…
For the syndication world, fall 1997 is shaping up to be the calm before a storm.
Daytime talkshows headed south in the week ending Aug. 17, when most chatfests were in reruns, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report.
As Parliament-Funkadelic maestro George Clinton would say, "It's time to put a glide in your stride and a dip in yo' hip" --- "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Quincy Jones' "Vibe" are in the house.
Angela Bromstad has been named vice president of miniseries and motion pictures for NBC Studios.
With his summer blockbuster "Con-Air" exploding at $97 million in domestic box office and two high-budget, star-studded productions --- "Armageddon" starring Bruce Willis and "Enemy of the State"…
So here it is, another fall about to dawn at the networks. As usual, the talk is of the dreaded "E" word, namely erosion. It's the same thing every year.
This morning's 10 o'clock memorial service for Tartikoff is reserved for the exec's family, friends and colleagues. It's being held at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, L.A.
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…