Meredith Corp. has emerged as the winner of a bidding contest for four TV stations owned by First Media Television, snapping up the outlets for $435 million in cash and debt.
The mob will be squaring off against Homer in the May sweeps as CBS is scheduling the premiere of its six-hour miniseries "The Last Don," based on the Mario Puzo novel, against NBC's premiere of its…
The executives who control the direct broadcast satellite industry will gather Feb. 4 at the Westin Hotel at LAX for a daylong (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) conference titled "DBS - The Five Burning Questions."
Looking to strengthen its presence in international satellite broadcasting, Sony Corp. confirmed on Friday it’s discussing joining with News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch in News’ Japanese satellite…
Marian Effinger, VP of advertising, publicity and promotion for Walt Disney Television as well as veep of publicity for Buena Vista Television, is moving to Lifetime Television in a programming post.
Turner has fixed a launch date of March 17 for its Spanish-lingo newsnet CNN en Espanol and unveiled the newsnet's programming slate.
Tribune Entertainment's "The Geraldo Rivera Show" was renewed on five top CBS O&Os through 1998.
In a week when frigid weather kept viewers inside and glued to their sets, "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" maintained its hot streak the week ending Jan. 12.
NBC announced Thursday that it is shuttering Canal de Noticias, its 4-year-old Spanish-lingo news service distributed to Latin America, and instead will give widespread distribution to MSNBC and CNBC…
Fred Hayman has been named fashion coordinator for the 69th Academy Awards presentation, show producer Gilbert Cates announced Thursday. It's Hayman's ninth consecutive year in the role.
In the wake of Tele-Communications Inc.'s agreement Wednesday to restore both MTV and VH1 to cable markets nationally, Comedy Central may well be the next service to be reinstated for the nearly 1.7…