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…
Congress was abuzz over a report that King World's tabloid news show "Inside Edition" set up a sting operation to lure lawmakers into apparently illegal acts by promising a job in exchange for…
Australians go to the polls March 13, and much of the country's entertainment industry is jittery about the outcome. If the ruling Labor Party is voted out, the incoming Liberal/National Party…
Grant/Tribune Prods., the 5-year-old partnership between former CBS Entertainment president B. Donald (Bud) Grant and Tribune Broadcasting Co., officially ends this weekend, with the exec now doing…
Tim Matheson stars in a farfetched Rick Way-Jim Lindsay-N.D. Schreiner teleplay, about ambitious Philly assistant D.A. Peter Hudson pressuring an eyewitness to secure a murder conviction. Some…