British Sky Broadcasting is exploring plans to add family, science-fiction and music channels to its satellite TV service this year, along with the already announced U.K. version of children's cable…
Former film producer and private radio station chief Ulrich Schamoni has received a license for a regional Berlin TV station, with Time Warner among the backers.
AN OPEN LETTER TO DAVID LETTERMAN:
"Queen,""Family of Strangers" and Saturday special "The Incredible Discovery of Noah's Ark" floated CBS to an overwhelming victory in prime time Nielsens for the Feb. 15-21 week.
The Queen's English of Alistair Cooke gave way yesterday to the American wit of Russell Baker, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer named as the second permanent host of "Masterpiece Theatre."
The Cable Television Administration & Marketing Society (CTAM) has been enlisted in the National Cable Television Assn.'s $ 10 million effort to polish the cable industry's image.
Ameritech Corp., the Chicago-based Baby Bell, plans to ask the Federal Communications Commission to support the idea of phone companies providing cable service in their local region.
While industry exex at the "Future of Pay Per View" conference spent considerable chatter on futuristic business and technologies, the bottom-line concern is still money -- and adjusting pricing is…
Cablevision Systems Corp. this week is expected to announce plans to roll out "the nation's largest electronic highway" to homes in New York and Long Island, following a similar announcement from…
A"grand alliance" among those left standing in the race to become the standard for U.S. high definition TV transmission is being urged by the head of the Federal Communications Commission's HDTV…
Veteran pubcaster Malcolm Long is ankling the Australian Broadcasting Corp to become managing director of the multicultural Special Broadcasting Service.