MTV has decided to launch MTV Japan on Thursday at 10 p.m. following a brief preview, the company said yesterday.
The year-end advertising revenue outlook for the Los Angeles television market remains weak, with some stations expecting a decrease from last year's meager levels while others look forward to only a…
Twentieth TV yesterday confirmed that producer-director Steve Binder has been named exec producer of Twentieth TV's "The Chevy Chase Show," which is set to bow on Fox Broadcasting Co. in September.
Not surprisingly, Hispanic broadcaster Univision grabbed nine of the 10 highest-rated programs among Hispanic households, according to statistics from the first Nielsen Media Research national…
NBC has set dates for longform programming and specials through the February sweeps, including a first-ever prime time berth for the NBA All-Star Game and the four-hour miniseries "The Ninja Murders."
Facing a declining sports rights marketplace and a desire to get more exposure for the sport, the leaders of IndyCar racing have put together a package of time buys and straight rights fees that will…
Currently in postproduction, Damaged Californians' "Below Thirty/Above 10,000 " is attracting the interest of a number of distributors, largely on the basis of the small production company's recent…
The on-again, off-again TV career of basketball great Earvin (Magic) Johnson is on again. He will join NBC Sports on nine regular NBA telecasts this season and the playoffs, starting with a Christmas…
A high school football game Friday pitting California Interscholastic Federation Southern Conference champ Bishop Amat against City Conference victor Sylmar more than doubled the ratings earned by a…
The Federal Communications Commission will leave it up to stations to decide if MTM TV Distribution's "Rescue 911," earmarked for a fall 1993 syndie launch, is exempt from the prime time access rule.
HBO Pictures has scored a minor coup with Steve Martin joining the ensemble cast of its movie adaptation of Randy Shilts' "And the Band Played On," a movie about the early days of the AIDS crisis.