In an attempt to win credibility for its newscasts, Televisa has tapped former senator Miguel Aleman Velasco as president of its news division.
A judge threw out part of a production company's $5 million lawsuit against actress Pamela Anderson Lee, but two breach of contract claims remained and will be decided at the end of trial.
Hero Prods., a Miami-based TV production and broadcast center, announced a three-year contract with United Family Communications to provide digital production, post-production and satellite uplink…
Diane Robina has been upped from VP to the newly created position of senior VP of programming for Nick at Nite and its spinoff TV Land. She will oversee program acquisitions for the two…
Columbo: A Trace Of Murder (Thurs. (15), 9-11 p.m., ABC) Filmed in and around L.A. by Universal TV. Executive producer, Peter Falk; producers, Christopher Seiter, Vincent McEveety; co-producer, Jack…
USA Latin America led the March ratings among cable channels on the Multivision system in Mexico City, according to data from Ibope, the Brazilian rating company.
Groupe AB Sat, in conjunction with A&E, launched its history channel Thursday in time to commemorate the 1945 armistice. The first thematic channel in France devoted entirely to history, ''La Chaine…
FCC Chairman Reed Hundt laid out for the first time this week a series of proposals for limiting hard alcohol advertising on television.
CBS has muscled its way to first in May 5-11 primetime Nielsens and into a tie for the May sweeps households lead, thanks largely to "The Last Don," which started its run with CBS' highest Sunday-pic…
Cable viewership is up in France, a just-released study by Mediametrie reports.
Sony Corp. and Fuji Television Network will announce today that they are joining Rupert Murdoch's direct satellite broadcasting venture in Japan, JSkyB, as partners.