FCC commissioners James Quello and Andrew Barrett said Tuesday they are amenable to relaxing broadcast station ownership rules.
The FCC today is expected to seek comment on whether changes are needed in the primetime access rule, a move likely to touch off a major entertainment-industry lobbying battle.
Turner Broadcasting System had a legal setback in Brussels over broadcasting TNT and Cartoon Network, but distributor Coditel said transmission will continue.
Next time a local TV station goes into negotiations with a syndicator for a show, or a network negotiates with a studio, look for the contract to go beyond over-the-air distribution and include…
Hong Kong Telecommunications Ltd. plans to start a trial of video-on-demand in July or August in which TV and video will be transmitted through telephone lines, director of strategic planning…
Time Warner Cable was either "daring or foolish" when it put an official launch date on its recently delayed full-service-network project in Orlando, Fla., according to James Chiddix, the cabler's…
Rysher Entertainment's "Robocop: The Series" got off to a strong start in Nielsen metered markets last week.
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
ABC caught an easy lob from low-rated NCAA basketball coverage and slam-dunked the competition for the March 14-20 Nielsen tournament -- its second consecutive win and 11th out of 26 weeks this…
KCBS-TV vet Josh Kaplan has been named exec producer of KTTV's nine-month-old morning show "Good Day L.A."