Capital Cities/ABC Inc. reported significantly improved operating results for the first quarter of 1993. Consolidated income before an extraordinary charge for the first quarter of 1993 and the…
Warner Bros. has promoted Eric Frankel to senior VP of its division responsible for the sale of movies and TV series to pay-per-view, pay TV, basic cable and the broadcast networks.
When LeVar Burton traded ecclesiastical studies for acting, he hoped his new career would still enable him to inspire others to reach their potential. So when the producers of "Reading Rainbow," a…
The cable TV biz Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to delay implementation of must-carry rules pending its review of a lower court's decision. Cablers are fighting a U.S. District Court's recent…
The 30th annual Mip TV Market celebrated itself last night with a gala black-tie dinner chock full of heavyweights from the international TV biz and a hint of the showbiz panache that is more…
In 10 years, "Reading Rainbow" executive producer Twila Liggett has watched an idea to encourage reading through television grow into an award-winning series that's brought a generation of children…
CBS has picked up an additional 13 episodes of the Lorimar TV reality series "How'd They Do That?" the network confirmed.
Jean Drucker, CEO at Gallic weblet M6, has appealed to the government to relax the country's Draconian rules covering the French TV industry.
The three major broadcast networks broke away from regular programs Monday to join CNN for about an hour in live coverage of the fire at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, though only CNN…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded the 1993 Los Angeles Area Governors Emmy Award to veteran local TV news anchor Jerry Dunphy.
Broadcaster Harry Pappas said Monday he will seek direct payments from cable operators who carry his TV stations, becoming the first broadcaster to publicly unveil plans to negotiate cash from…