A federal appeals court has struck down a lower court's decision granting satellite carriers of network programming and superstation signals such as WTBS the same compulsory copyright license…
A blithe addition to ABC's Friday laugh slate, "Sister, Sister," a twins caper with a twist, may not be "The Comedy of Errors," but it does have its moments thanks to the Kim Bass-Gary Gilbert-Fred…
Showtime Networks Inc. and Orion Pictures agreed Tuesday to settle their longstanding dispute over their 1986 exclusive premium TV output deal. The cabler reportedly will pay Orion an undisclosed sum.
Tele-Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it will launch a 124-channel cable test this month in Mt. Pleasant, a Chicago suburb.
The number of TV station reporters nationwide grew by several hundred last year, but the number of radio journalists fell by a corresponding level.
NBC president Robert Wright has scheduled meetings with all three FCC commissioners today, when it's expected he'll pitch for a relaxation of broadcast ownership rules.
Fox's basic cable network FX is near a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator with 7.1 million subscribers.
The networks are rolling out some very big guns for the May sweeps, including three CBS miniseries and the eight-hour ABC event "The Stand."
CBS is not the only network whose affiliates Fox is courting. The weblet is also in talks with ABC affils about carrying its coverage of the National Football Conference.
Despite heavy reregulation and rate rollbacks ordered by the federal government, Tele-Communications Inc. reported improved financial results for 1993. It included a narrowing of net losses and a…
Richard Crenna has settled comfortably into the role of Lt. Frank Janek, which is as much a tribute to the top-notch writing of this series of telefilms as it is to Crenna's portrayal of a…