Independent broadcasters who operate in the public interest have no reason to fear the heavy hand of government regulation, Federal Communications Commission member Ervin Duggan said yesterday.
Bob Banner is not a spellbinder. You won't find his aphorisms along side of Oscar Wilde's. But there's a straightforwardness, and a wisdom in what he says that bears repeating.
Fox Broadcasting Co. affiliates gathered for a lovefest Sunday evening at NATPE, but weblet exex still reportedly showed some skittishness about prime time preemptions on weak nights and hinted the…
The national Radio Television Council announced yesterday that it would recommend granting national television licenses to six stations. Of those six, four are already operating, while two have not…
Comedian Paul Reiser realized he could think like a producer when he made a key decision on a HBO special he was making.
The two-hour premiere of Paramount's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" plunged through the worm hole and emerged light years ahead of all competitors during the week ended Jan. 10, with the debut episode…
President Clinton's administration will represent a refreshing change for independent TV station exex, Assn. of Independent Television Stations prez James Hedlund predicted in a speech launching the…
ABC Entertainment VP of program planning and scheduling Alan Sternfeld is expected to receive a promotion that will also see his responsibilities expanded at the web -- picking up some of the slack…
DIC Animation City and Turner Program Services have joined forces to produce a series of one-hour quarterly interview spex hosted by sports commentator Marv Albert.
Congress is planning oversight hearings soon to investigate complaints that broadcasters are ignoring a new law requiring them to meet the educational needs of children.
Dick Wolf had a great idea for a TV series. It was a hour-long crime show in which the first half showed a crime being committed, and the second half dealt with the criminals going to trial.