After making an end run around the toughest markets for new syndicated shows to crack, Paramount's syndie arm has asked stations in New York and Los Angeles to submit offers for its new Howie Mandel…
Mel Gibson was among the celebs who dropped by the KNBC studios Wednesday night for the pilot taping of "The Magic Hour," Twentieth TV's upcoming latenight talkshow with NBA legend Earvin (Magic)…
The seventh edition of the Jornadas de Cable, Latin America's biggest annual pay TV fair, should see a record attendance of 20,000 industryites, host org ATVC claims.
HBO celebrated a decade of Emmy eligibility Thursday by becoming the first cable network to lead the list of contenders, pulling down a cable-record 90 nominations, led by a comedy-series record 16…
"Toy Story" will air as the season premiere of ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney."
On a day when everyone should have been buzzing about HBO's chart-topping 90 Primetime Emmy Award nominations --- by far the most ever for a cable network --- the attention instead centered on a…
CBS Eye on People, the struggling 4-month-old cable network, has signed affiliation deals with three top-10 multisystem cable operators: Media One, Adelphia and Jones Intercable.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has once again written Vice President Gore to complain about the appointment of Washington pundit Norman Ornstein to a commission charged with drawing up public…
Tom Brokaw has reupped as anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" after a brief but unpromising courtship by CNN.
In a dramatic, unexpected raid, Spanish telco Telefonica has bought the country's top-rated private TV channel, Antena 3 TV (A3TV), moving in association with banks Santander and Central Hispano.
PBS joins the musical frenzy with 26 episodes of the somewhat adult-skewing "Sessions at West 54th," a performance plus interview show that runs closer to "Austin City Limits" - a show no one has…