Outspoken talkshow host Morton Downey Jr. is taking another shot at the syndication market with "Downey," a new daily half-hour topical talk program currently in production to begin airing the first…
One week before the Federal Communications Commission makes final rulings on fin-syn and the 1992 Cable Act, Commissioner James Quello lobbied hard for broadcast TV interests.
ABC Entertainment president Ted Harbert told visiting advertisers that next season his network "shouldn't be counted out of any race -- demographic or household."
The audience fragmentation that will follow cable systems' expansion to hundreds of channels could spell disaster for expensive new TV series, broadcast exex said yesterday.
CBS Sunday prime time wins 56 half-hours The Eye Web has gone seven weeks straight without losing a single half-hour in Sunday prime time. In that span, none of the movies or telefilms in CBS' Sunday…
The latest sign of serious trouble for the Kirch/Springer/Berlusconi sports channel DSF emerged with the surprise resignation of the station's managing director, Donald McLoughlin.
Brandon Tartikoff may be maintaining a lower profile, but he still seems to be keeping tabs on ratings races. Tartikoff provided some congratulatory remarks to Ivan Fecan of pubcaster CBC, who was…
Warner Bros. Inc. is staging a major push into Asia with a star-studded cast of cartoon characters that includes Bugs Bunny, Sylvester and Tweety.
A new German television company, incensed over regulatory inconsistencies, wants to force the European Community to define pornography, a move that could imperil Europe's handful of adult television…
German pubcaster ZDF, while continuing to insist its news and information programming sets its apart from private broadcasters, has announced drastic cuts in foreign news bureaus.
KCBS-TV yesterday swapped the canceled "You Bet Your Life" and the recently added strip version of "Emergency Call," providing syndicator Genesis Entertainment with the station's entire 7-8 p.m…