So you think Fox went a little nuts on the ads and promos for its first-ever Super Bowl telecast, eh? Well, it was mild compared to the barrage MTV packed into "Butt Bowl IV," the cablenet's fourth…
Turner Broadcasting System will expand its Asia headquarters staff as it localizes programming. "We will be creating more jobs in Hong Kong at the network," said Michael Byrd, managing director of…
Corp. for Public Broadcasting president and CEO Richard Carlson is stepping down after almost five years at the helm of the pubcast umbrella organization.
The mob will be squaring off against Homer in the May sweeps as CBS is scheduling the premiere of its six-hour miniseries "The Last Don," based on the Mario Puzo novel, against NBC's premiere of its…
The ShoWest Awards will go live on TV for the first time, it was announced Friday.
Showtime is readying a pair of telefilms based on the 1960s CBS courtroom drama series "The Defenders" that are currently being written by Reginald Rose, now 76, who created the original show and…
Matthew Kearns, director of international business affairs, has been upped to vice president of business affairs for Columbia TriStar Television's children's programming unit.
The executives who control the direct broadcast satellite industry will gather Feb. 4 at the Westin Hotel at LAX for a daylong (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) conference titled "DBS - The Five Burning Questions."
Alliance Communications Inc. has acquired the 20% interest in Showcase Television held by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., raising its stake in the specialty channel to 95%.
In a desperate rearguard action, the Spanish government is trying to block the Jan. 31 launch of Spain's first large digital platform, the 26-channel CanalSatelite Digital (CSD), owned by Sogecable…