If a new ARD initiative goes through, Germany's pubcasters may stop airing free rascist-tinged campaign ads. But perhaps more attractive to public station heads is the idea of finally losing their…
With the Chicago Bulls-Phoenix Suns NBA championship series on its side, NBC soared above the prime time ratings competition to win the June 7-13 week by almost 2 ratings points.
Writers Arne Olsen and John Alan Schwartz, showing they know their way around good dialogue, have spun a variation on stylized spy tales by incorporating a cab-driving unpublished novelist as their…
MTV Latin America has hired Manuel Sosa as senior VP and general manager.
ABC has entered into an agreement with Hallmark Cards subsidiary Signboard Hill Prods. and RHI Entertainment to supply the network with 10 made-for-TV movies, to begin airing during the 1994-95…
If Adolph Hitler were a teenager today, he'd no doubt be sporting a shaved head and army boots, and fronting a reich 'n' roll band, much like those MTV exposes in "Hate Rock," an interesting but…
The outfit that hopes to launch Europe's first country musicvideo channel, Nashville Europe Now, has announced its first shareholder: one of Germany's favorite and most successful gameshow hosts, Wim…
Citing reservations about seeing any drastic improvement in Southern California's recession-plagued economy, pubcaster KCET Tuesday adopted what station officials term a "cautious and conservative"$…
A Mexican vaudeville troupe traveling the fields of Southern California finds the stage to be mightier than the pen when fighting Steinbeckian injustice in "La Carpa," a fresh Mex-American Playhouse…
In all the analysis of the fall schedule, one aspect ignored thus far is that there isn't a single new series based directly on a major motion picture.
Darlene Hayes, co-exec producer of Viacom's syndicated "Montel Williams Show, " has ankled her post to pursue an on-air and writing career, a spokeswoman for the syndicator confirmed Tuesday.