While still far from reaching a target 1% market share, the backers of Germany's fledgling news channel N-TV have given the web a vote of confidence by raising its capital base 40%. However, N-TV…
Episodes of "Roseanne" and "The Wonder Years" were among the 27 finalists for the 1993 Humanitas Prizes, which recognize television writing that enriches the viewer.
A quote in a June 25 story attributed to Joan Sittenfield, outgoing senior VP of casting at Universal TV, contained a typo. It should have read, "At this time I would like to pursue a career…
Luxembourg media comglomerate CLT announced last week that it intends to launch its much-touted second Dutch-language channel, RTL-5, on Oct. 2.
Darryl Linkow was production sound mixer on HBO's "Extreme Justice." His name was omitted in the June 24 review.
At a presentation Friday, Apple Computer displayed a new version of its EZTV on-screen menu program that raises the stakes significantly in the interactive TV market, according to analysts.
Paramount has confirmed reports (Daily Variety, June 23) that "Hard Copy" exec producer Peter Brennan will exit the show when his three-year deal expires July 23.
ABC's "The Last P.O.W.?: The Bobby Garwood Story" gives a sympathetic look at the U.S. Marine who became the only U.S. prisoner of war to be prosecuted for his post-capture conduct. The vidpic, like…
Cable TV magnate Ted Turner told Congress Friday that TV violence can be directly linked to violence in society and that TV exex bear some responsibility for the flood of homicides throughout the…
David Letterman closed the books on 11 1/2 years at NBC Friday amid complaints by show staffers the network failed to promote the finale in a manner befitting its stature. Program may have been among…
Rupert Murdoch's plans to expand his satellite-delivered entertainment empire into Asia were struck a blow last week with the Chinese signaling disapproval of News Corp.'s recent bid for a piece of…