FCC chairman Reed Hundt dared Tuesday to go where few regulators have dared before: regulation of broadcast news.
David Asman will leave his post as editorial features editor of the Wall Street Journal to take a job as an on-air host for cable's Fox News Channel beginning June 25.
The fragile industry coalition that MPAA topper Jack Valenti has nurtured for the past year is showing signs of strain, and could possibly collapse under congressional pressure to rewrite the new TV…
MTV plans to roll out its offbeat new talk/variety strip "Oddville, MTV" on June 16, running the show weeknights at 11 p.m. thereafter and repeating each episode the following evening at 7 p.m.
Garth Ancier no longer will be involved in the day-to-day production of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's talkshow "Ricki Lake," as part of a settlement with the studio, sources said.
Court TV has created a live, daily two-hour series aimed at answering everyday legal questions posed by cable subscribers.
Adding earthquakes to the list of film projects based on natural disasters, the Avnet-Kerner Co. has optioned Peter Hernon's quake novel "8.4" for a four-hour miniseries for NBC.
Wharf Cable, the territory's lone cable operator, moved a step closer to profitability this week with the introduction of paid advertisements on eight of its 15 basic channels, as the government…
Disney Telefilms has signed Mia Farrow to star in a two-hour "The Wonderful World of Disney" Sunday telepic for ABC.
Martin Franks, CBS senior vice president, will be spending a lot more time in New York, Eye web sources confirmed Tuesday.
Steven Bochco Prods. has inked an exclusive, three-year overall deal worth an estimated $1.5 million with Paris Barclay, who will produce and direct ABC's "NYPD Blue" next season.