Broadcasters got bad news last week when the Bell telephone companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn legislation guaranteeing carriage of most local TV stations on cable.
Universal Television and France's top-ranked network, TF1, have agreed to develop and co-produce a primetime action hour series, "Amazons."
Being small geographically is not a problem if a nation has money and resources. That, at least, is what the tiny island republic of Singapore (population: 2.7 million) is showing the rest of the…
Holland's newest commercial station, RTL 5, could lose anywhere from 30% to 50% of its ad buy commitments if it doesn't start hitting one of its most significant target groups -- highly educated…
Give Hollywood credit for finding new ways of resurrecting the most-watched assassination in world history right about this time of year. And this year's entry from NBC, "Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee…
All American TV has confirmed that the hour female action police drama series “Sirens,” which aired on ABC last season, will be produced for firstrun syndication in fall 1994 by Telescene…
The media company owned by multibillionaire Ronald Perelman paid $ 25 million for a minority stake in infomercial maker Guthy-Renker Corp.
Hanna-Barbera Prods., seeking to replicate the atmosphere that led to the creation of classic characters at Warner Bros. and MGM in their heyday, has inked a deal with sister Turner Broadcasting…
ABC's "Nightline" handed "Late Show With David Letterman" its first weeklong second-place finish since the latter premiered, while ratings for all three morning shows surged over the previous week…
G. Alan Nesbitt, a 26-year Capital Cities/ABC vet who most recently headed O&O WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, has been named president and general manager of KABC-TV.
Ed Asner and Felicity Huffman have been cast as father and daughter in "Thunder Alley"-- the ABC midseason sitcom from Wind Dancer Production Group, virtually assured a slot adjacent to that…