Comedian/actor Barry Sobel has been hired as Magic Johnson's man on the latter's Twentieth TV talk/variety program, which is skedded to premiere in early 1998.
In an emotional farewell address to UPN affiliates, the netlet's president and CEO Lucie Salhany lobbed some parting shots at the rival WB, and promised to stay "on the sidelines rooting" after she…
The European Parliament gave its final OK Tuesday to the European Union's Television Without Frontiers directive, which will leave unchanged Hollywood's domination of the bloc's TV screens.
Fox Broadcasting Company's senior vice president of longform programming Trevor Watson is negotiating his exit from the network, sources say.
Viacom cabler TV Land and TV Guide are partnering to choose "Television's 100 Greatest Episodes" in a selection that will anchor five nights of programming on both TV Land and sister Nick at Nite as…
Lana Corbi has been upped to president of network distribution at Fox Broadcasting Co., in charge of all affiliate relations.
Steven Bochco's gritty police drama "NYPD Blue" took top honors Monday as best continuing series at the Banff television festival.
The 1970s British action series "The Professionals" is being resurrected through an innovative financing deal that has raised £10.8 million ($17.3 million) for 26 new episodes.
The Parents TV Council, a conservative media watchdog group, has released its list of the top 10 most and least family-friendly programs for the 1996-97 season.
The nation's top communications regulator on Monday urged pubcasters to reject the idea of accepting paid commercials to shore up their finances and bankroll quality programming.