Turner Broadcasting System's fourth-quarter and year-end earnings were undercut by a one-time charge for unplugging its Checkout Channel, a news show tailored for display in grocery stores (see…
Turner Broadcasting's decision to tune out of the Checkout Channel brings to a close the first of the company's attempts to get its on-air product generating revenue in non-traditional markets.
Pulitzer Publishing Co. said yesterday it plans to buy two television stations from H&C Communications Inc. of Houston for $ 165 million.
Christian TV and radio preachers will fight attempts to restore the Fairness Doctrine because it might force them to air views contrary to their beliefs, the head of an industry group said.
Randy S. Freer has been upped to executive VP of Turner Entertainment Sales, where he will have overall sales responsibility for TNT, TBS and the Cartoon Network.
Lin Broadcasting posted narrower losses for the fourth quarter. The company recorded a net loss of $ 15.4 million (30 cents a share), vs.
Talented playwright Keith Reddin is out of his element in this television film debut, which is part of the "TNT Screenworks" series of teleplays written by playwrights. Poor directing and weak acting…
In the first major programming move under new West Coast president Don Ohlmeyer, NBC has reached out to its one-time franchise star, Bill Cosby, in an effort to boost its struggling prime time lineup.
Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing Inc. has entered into a three-year exclusive deal by which Warner/Elektra/Atlantic Corp. will be the domestic homevid distributor on all programming under the ABC…
Six years after initial petitions were filed, employees at CNN's New York bureau may soon vote on unionization, following a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board.
The animated action/adventure series "Mighty Max," which marks Film Roman's initial entry in first-run syndicated entry, debuts this fall with 13 half-hours as part of Bohbot Entertainment's "Amazin…