Boldly going where no one has gone before, Mitchell Rubenstein, president and founder of Big Entertainment, has purchased the rights to an as-yet unseen universe and fictitious character created by…
ABC News president Roone Arledge praised the power of the Big Three broadcast networks in the face of a changing media landscape but expressed concerns about tabloid television in remarks at the…
Dack Rambo, who had roles on television's "Dallas," and "Another World" until he quit acting after disclosing he'd tested positive for the AIDS virus, died Monday. He was 53.
Bell Atlantic chairman and CEO Ray Smith won't rest until the telco is a leading entertainment company. Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab, Smith said he is committed to becoming a…
The BBC and Rupert Murdoch's Asian satellite TV venture Star TV have agreed to a partial separation. As of April 17, BBC World Service TV, the pubcaster's 24-hour global news and information channel…
Although Israel's Ministry of Communications recently approved the country's first pay TV service, movie interests in the country are challenging the decision in the courts.
Traditional over-the-air broadcasting will remain a dominant force in the multimedia world of tomorrow, National Assn. of Broadcasters prexy Eddie Fritts promised in a speech kicking off the 1994 NAB…
The rush to make the Oscars interactive continues. ABC and the NTN Entertainment Network, an interactive television web, have cut a deal to produce an interactive live telecast of the Academy Awards…
Pubcasters stole the show at Germany's 30th annual TV prizes, the country's Emmy equivalent, leaving former ratings champion private web RTL out in the cold.
Nickelodeon will air “All That,” a half-hour sketch comedy special featuring an all-kids cast, at 8 p.m. April 16. The show, a pilot for a possible series, comes from Tollin/Robbins Prods., with…
King World Prods. stock finally had a reason to jump. Oprah Winfrey signed a new contract that will keep the talkshow queen associated with the syndication giant through the year 2000.