FX, the new basic cable network from Fox Inc., got a big boost from the FCC this week just in time for the network's press briefing unveiling its programming schedule and subscriber numbers.
A select group will get a bigscreen look at Michael Apted's new pic "China: Moving the Mountain" next week before it airs in a shortened, customized version on ABC's "Turning Point" in June.
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday launched a broad inquiry into whether it needs to improve rules designed to boost employment of minorities and women in broadcasting and cable.
Citing unfair bargaining practices, the broadcast employees union called for a viewer's boycott of NBC and its owned stations Wednesday during the May sweeps period.
Anticipating that cable operators will need programming to fill the dozens of new channels that will come on line through digital technology, Showtime plans to create five new minipay networks: three…
NBC will letterbox four musical numbers from "The Sound of Music" when it rebroadcasts the movie this Sunday, marking the first time a network has done so televising a feature.
NBC has confirmed this will be the final year of "L.A. Law," with the drama winding up its eight-year run on the network May 19. The series will begin a four-episode story arc April 28 leading up to…
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc., led by its twentysomething hit skeins "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Melrose Place," posted a first-quarter profit, after a year-ago loss, on a 58% gain in revenue.
It was literally the last supper for CBS' football and baseball units at Tuesday's Sports Emmy Awards dinner.
Icon, the U.S. barter finance specialist, has agreed to bankroll a new European program barter venture involving several leading British and American TV distributors.
France used to import almost all its sitcoms from the United States. Now it is starting to export. HBO is to format TeleImages' sitcom "Pizz'Annex," which aired on pubcaster France 2 last year.