The South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) Tuesday announced plans to counter the launch on Thursday of e.tv, South Africa's first free-to-air commercial television channel.
Playboy Enterprises has decided not to take over Spice Hot, an adult-video channel that's much raunchier than anything on the Playboy Channel.
More people watched ESPN's coverage of the Sept. 28 playoff baseball game in primetime between the Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants than any other non-football cablecast in the network's…
WNBC has come down with a major case of Yankees fever. The Peacock's Gotham flagship will produce four half-hour specials spotlighting the Bronx Bombers' amazing 1998 season and looking ahead to the…
With one week on the books for the 1998-99 primetime Nielsens season, the bulk of the good news is landing in the CBS column.
It may not be all-wrestling-all-the-time, but the USA network is heading in that direction.
It's somehow ironic that the freshest fare from the Disney Channel's new lineup should be so reminiscent of the past that it veritably embraces the essence of the earliest days of animation. Yet, the…
Digital TV becomes a reality tonight in Britain when the public will be able to purchase the necessary equipment and begin receiving BSkyB's Sky Digital service.
This predictable she's-more-capable-than-she-looks telepic about a family of women dealing with mental retardation travels a well-worn path, posted with easy to follow, emotion-tugging signposts that…
Dr. Drew Pinsky (MTV's "Loveline") is poised to qualify as one of the hardest-working men in TV, now that he's signed a syndie talkshow development deal with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution.
Bryant Gumbel has started working on his first major assignment since his "Public Eye" newsmag halted production earlier this month.