The 1997-98 primetime Nielsen season has opened with a nightlong victory for ABC and its "Monday Night Football," plus a credible start for CBS' controversial "Brooklyn South" and a decisive win for…
The British government may offer financial and other incentives to push the public into buying digital TV decoders.
MOVIE “12 Angry Men” —Terence A. Donnelly, producer (Showtime). “Crime of the Century” — Barbara Broccoli, executive producer; Amanda Schiff, executive producer (HBO). “The Ditchdigger’s Daughters”…
In an effort to better coordinate the activities of its various divisions, Paramount Television Group has elevated 17-year studio veteran Steve Goldman to the newly created post of executive VP and…
The six-month-old terrestrial Channel 5 last week posted its highest-ever viewing share of 4.2%, according to C5's own figures --- up significantly on previous shares of around 3%.
A small media company plans to go head to head with Rupert Murdoch's satcaster British Sky Broadcasting by setting up a video-on-demand digital cable TV service for movies.
NBC has taken some of the drama out of the coming fall TV season by comfortably winning the Sept. 15-21 primetime Nielsens week, despite being the only network to hold off on any new-series premieres…
The USA Network raised a ruckus on Friday, charging that the claims of the Fox cablenet FX in ads trumpeting the ratings for its offnet reruns of "The X-Files" were inaccurate based on available…
Mary Ann Halford has been named senior vice president and general manager of Canal Fox and Fox Kids Latin America, the Fox Television Network announced.
Comedy Central has quietly renewed its animated comedy series "South Park" for a second order of 13 episodes in the wake of ratings that cement the show as the most successful homegrown program in…