President Clinton tapped CBS Entertainment president Leslie Moonves on Saturday to help lead a White House commission charged with drawing up a blueprint for the relationship between broadcasters and…
United News & Media is attempting to extend its ITV empire by launching a takeover bid for HTV, the regional ITV station for Wales and western England.
Sending a message to its harshest critics and biggest clients, Nielsen Media Research has teamed with Lucent Technologies to develop high-tech means of measuring TV viewing and online usage.
Court TV leads off its Trial Story theme week with a look at a libel trial, spun as a fashionable indictment of the news media. In 1991, Sylvester Turner, a black, Harvard-educated lawyer, was…
The head of Fukuoka Broadcasting Corp. (FBS) said Wednesday he will step down from the broadcaster in the major southwestern Japanese city over a scandal in which the TV station bilked advertisers…
An odd PBS entry intros an attractive young woman, Karen Muller, who apparently hitchhikes with her backpack in foreign lands and writes home to an appreciative mother about her experiences. The…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) on Thursday won a preliminary injunction in Los Angeles Superior Court against a company and individuals attempting to profit from the sale of a…
HBO Comedy Hour: The Mr. Vegas All-Night Party Starring Drew Carey (Sat. (28) , 10:30-11:30 p.m., HBO) Taped in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Cafe and remote locations by Moffitt-Lee Prods. Executive…
Comcast Corp. is in discussions with the Fox/Liberty sports joint venture, ESPN and CNN-SI about tying its Philadelphia sports channel to a national programming "backdrop" offered by one of the three…
CBS' new TV station group CEO Mel Karmazin promised a group of Wall Street investors Wednesday he would deliver a turnaround in the poorly performing unit as soon as the third quarter of this year.
Granada Group has launched its friendly takeover bid for Yorkshire Tyne Tees TV, but faces a battle to persuade some powerful Yorkshire shareholders to accept the £711 million ($1.18 billion) offer.