The FCC has OK'd the transfer of seven Paramount TV stations to Viacom, and the agency also agreed to permit Viacom to own radio/TV station combinations in both Washington D.C. and Detroit.
At a press breakfast Tuesday to unveil ABC's newsmagazine show "Turning Point," Roone Arledge, the web's news prexy, answered reporters' charges that the show is moving his division into the tabloid…
Germany's struggling Vox television station will go off the air by the end of the month unless its biggest shareholder, Bertelsmann AG, finds new partners, company officials said Tuesday.
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Thursday Night Football
Thursday Night Football1Rating: 3.9 Share: 12 Viewers (Millions): 12.5 Network: CBS
Scandal2Rating: 2.9 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 9.8 Network: ABC
How To Get Away With Murder
How To Get Away With Murder3Rating: 2.7 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 9.7 Network: ABC
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, prexy of French pubcaster France 2/3, has called on the government to stump up 1.2 billion francs ($ 200 million) in emergency funding. This follows an audit of France 2 and…
Kerry Packer's National Nine Network posted an operating profit of $ A48.5 million ($ 35 million) after taxes. This figure is up 25.3% from a year earlier, for the six months ended Dec. 31.
Suzan Mischer has resigned her post as VP, entertainment & information specials, at CBS Entertainment, effective in April 1.
Anchor-reporter: Diane Sawyer.
Dragged back into the red last quarter by anticipated losses at its half-owned USA Network, Paramount Communications nevertheless reported a surprisingly robust performance from its film business.
NBC will bring back the Universal TV drama "Law & Order" next season, the show's fifth. The series, from producer Dick Wolf, is averaging an 11.3 rating/19 share in Nielsen season to date.
While this gimmicky episode is only a middling effort, the half-hour nevertheless showcases elements that have made this third-year show such an enormous commercial hit as well as an underrated…