King World Friday announced that it has cleared "American Journal," its new fall 1993 companion strip to "Inside Edition," to six stations and knocked some established, fairly successful syndie shows…
Bill Cosby sobered up an otherwise light-hearted TV Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a 15-minute lecture decrying how African-Americans are depicted in prime time, "begging" assembled industry…
Slow, predictable and numbingly sentimental drama, inspired by a court case about a family facing decision over child's bone marrow transplant, has little to offer as either pure entertainment or…
ACI, the international entertainment company formed in 1989 by eight major telepic producers, has unveiled off-net and firstrun movie packages as its initial offerings for the domestic syndication…
Home Box Office and NBC have cut a deal in which the broadcast network will license the rights to an original HBO movie that will air on both the network and the cable web during the 1992-93 season.
Canada's Alliance Communications Corp. has unveiled a slate of 17 productions that it claims have helped the company form a stronger link with the four U.S. broadcast networks.
TV stations counting on retransmission consent to generate a cash bonanza from cable operators may be in for a rude awakening.
A federal appeals court reviewing new financial interest and syndication rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission expressed skepticism here Friday over whether the FCC acted properly in…
Plans to move the 35th annual Grammy Awards to the Great Western Forum were abruptly postponed Friday by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, which cited unspecified "problems" with the…
Cable industry foes are claiming that an override of President Bush's expected veto of re-regulation legislation is within reach, barring a last-minute shift of key lawmakers to the cable side.
Capital Cities/ABC prez Daniel Burke yesterday warned federal regulators that the switch to high definition TV could imperil the survival of small stations.