Hoping to siphon off customers from the struggling C-band (a.k.a. big dish) satellite industry, DirecTV announced Monday that it will offer free direct broadcast satellite equipment, installation and…
Ellen DeGeneres, who is nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in three categories this year, has been confirmed as a presenter at the 49th annual ceremony being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS.
Pat O'Brien will be sitting in the co-anchor's chair next to Giselle Fernandez when "Access Hollywood" begins its second season next month.
Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst's $2.1 billion acquisition of SFX Broadcasting, confirmed Monday, brings to $3.8 billion the money spent on broadcasting by the Dallas investment firm in just the past two…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has benched its new 8 p.m. Thursday sitcom "Rewind" two weeks before it was set to debut, replacing it with fifth-year comedy "Living Single," which was originally ordered as a…
There are more dim bulbs than an old string of Christmas lights in this latest entry by UPN in the sitcom derby. While its stylish and provocative "Silk Stalkings"-type opening is an eye-catcher, the…
Buena Vista TV has given two thumbs up to "Siskel & Ebert" producer Stuart Cleland, promoting the longtime staff member to executive producer.
Harpo Prods. has tapped Joseph C. Terry as director of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
New Regency TV and producer Bob DeBrino's Canterbury Films are developing a miniseries based on the Boston College point-shaving case, a sports gambling scandal involving "GoodFellas" protagonist…
Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…