It was deja vu at the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday as two of the three commissioners dismissed claims that FCC-ordered cable TV rate cuts prompted the demise of the second huge…
Scripter Willy Holtzman's warning about athletes using steroids gets down to business with the dramatizationof the true account of high-school football player Aaron Henry, who, trying to better…
The FCC has voted 3-0 to prohibit cable TV operators from scrambling basic-tier signals and is contemplating barring the scrambling of expanded basic-tier program networks.
Fox's basic cable network FX has landed veteran newscaster Jane Wallace as host of its nightly news show "Under Scrutiny." Wallace comes to FX from cable web CNBC, where she was co-host of "Equal…
The entry deadline for the 20th Humanitas prize is April 15. The awards, presented annually by the Human Family Institute, recognize writing in longform telefilm, half-hour TV, PBS/cable, children's…
ABC News prexy Roone Arledge tapped Teri Everett as director of news information, making her the chief spokesperson for the web's news division. She was associate director of news information and…
CBS has taken the early lead for the current week with Monday's NCAA college basketball championship showdown between Arkansas and Duke, which tied as the seventh-highest-rated basketball telecast…
It seems a good time, with the end of the NCAA tournament and onset of baseball season, to examine the sorry state of sports broadcasting, which provides a window onto some potential road hazards of…
Warner Bros.' fifth TV network is planting roots in Burbank with a new headquarters and has signed up Combined Broadcasting's WBFS-TV Miami as an affiliate, with four more deals in the works.
Western Intl. Media president/CEO Dennis Holt has been selected Executive of the Year in Advertising by the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.
Home Shopping Network Inc. said Monday it has launched a private-label credit card for purchases from its television programs, outlet stores and mail-order catalogs.