Jeff Margolis, who has directed the last five Academy Award telecasts, has been signed to produce and direct this year's Miss America Pageant, seeking to breathe new life into the beauty contest.
DirecTv Inc. has signed a pay-per-view agreement with Universal Pay Television, whereby U will provide current release films and events for PPV.
Senate communications subcommittee chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) stunned members of his panel Wednesday when he called for a vote within the next several weeks on legislation that would grant…
Former CBS-TV prez Robert Wussler confirmed Tuesday that he is teamed with Bill Cosby in an effort to acquire NBC.
D.C. insiders predict rough sledding in Congress for the restructured funding of public TV suggested in a report Tuesday from the Twentieth Century Fund.
Time Warner will consolidate its two main network production divisions, Lorimar TV and Warner Bros. TV, resulting in the long-expected ascension of Lorimar prez Leslie Moonves and the shuttling of…
Cable TV trade organizations are pressing the Federal Communications Commission for relief for small cable operators from new rules that stem from Congress' passage of the 1992 Cable Act.
Black Entertainment Television, the U.S. cabler specializing in African-American culture, has made its first step into the international market by taking a 40% stake in the new London cable service…
A television programming advisory committee is considering recommendations that the series "Beverly Hills, 90210" be pulled by the Singapore Broadcasting Corp., a newspaper reported Tuesday.
A romantic comedy starring Tea Leoni, a sci-fi thriller co-exec produced by Kiefer Sutherland and a film about runaway parents highlight Fox West Pictures' movie and miniseries slate next season on…
George J. Krieger, president and chief executive officer of CBS/Fox Video, will leave that position and return to Fox Inc. to help the company develop new business opportunities for expansion.