Viewers voted thumbs up on sampling the new ABC animated series "The Critic," which was introduced Wednesday as the meat in a "Home Improvement" sandwich.
Subscribers of the soon-to-be-launched Sega Channel will be able to compete against other videogamers in a test it is piloting with Interactive Network Inc.
Cable News Network, ABC News and producers for programs on PBS won duPont-Columbia broadcast journalism awards Thursday in a ceremony that also honored former CBS News president Fred Friendly.
William Shatner will be featured speaker, and will offer some of his personal memorabilia for auction, at the Creation Star Trek Convention this weekend in a fundraiser for earthquake victims. The…
Ameritech Corp., the slowest of the Baby Bell telephone companies to get on the infopike, announced plans Thursday to spend $ 4.4 billion to bring digital video to 6 million customers by the end of…
Ratings for the network morning programs soared during the Jan. 17-21 Nielsen week in the wake of Los Angeles' major earthquake, which also produced the highest "Nightline" rating in nine months.
NBC, which shook up the ratings with a "Nostradamus" special three years ago opposite the Grammy Awards, has scheduled a similarly themed program for the final night of the February sweeps to counter…
The South African government Thursday announced the establishment of a film and television trust and a film/TV foundation to boost the industry.
The Cable Telecommunications Assn. has offered to help pay for meeting sites when the FCC conducts a series of seminars nationally to explain cable TV rate regulations to consumer groups and local…
The British Broadcasting Corp. will cut down on the polished southern English accents that dominate its air waves in favor of greater regional diversity, a top official was quoted on Thursday as…
CBS chairman Laurence Tisch and his wife Billie will be honored by the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York Monday at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Vice President Al Gore will be the…