EchoStar Communications Corp. has formally petitioned the Copyright Office for permission to begin selling a package of programming that includes local TV station signals.
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NBC has quietly negotiated to go down with the "Titanic," spearing the broadcast rights to the 20th Century Fox/Paramount pic for $30 million, sources said Sunday. Details were sketchy and NBC, Fox…
After 14 years, de plane is on the wing again, and “Fantasy Island” may be headed back to ABC. The Alphabet web is said to have won out last week over UPN and CBS in bidding for Columbia TriStar TV’s…
The back story on how word of Jerry Seinfeld's decision to wrap "Seinfeld" leaked to the media on Christmas Day is turning into a real whodunit. To borrow a catch phrase from "Seinfeld," no one…
Telefilm written by Ellen Weston about vengeance looks for an answer and delivers it: revenge. Directed in clipped fashion by Robert Allan Ackerman, headlining Rob Lowe as a put-upon New York City…
UPN's newly installed prexy Dean Valentine has raised eyebrows among the netlet's affiliates by canceling a Jan. 20 breakfast meeting with affils during the National Assn. of TV Program Executives…
What looks like just another air-disaster vidpic turns out to be a well-thought-out, well-grounded stare at air traffic control stress. Using a fictional Midwest control center for the action…
CBS has inked a development deal with actor Michael Chiklis.
Broadcasters are close to an agreement that would allow satcasters to offer subscribers a package of programming that includes their local TV stations.