This "Hallmark Hall of Fame" adaptation of Anne Tyler's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is gentle through and through. While not always riveting, "Breathing Lessons" is an antidote to the usual violent…
Prime Minister Jean Chretien has appointed veteran Canadian Broadcasting Corp. executive Tony Manera as head of the national pubcaster. Manera had been acting president of the CBC since Gerard…
ValueVision Intl. Inc., the newly public home shopping company, made a hostile tender bid for infomercial-maker National Media Corp. for more than $ 100 million.
As expected, the Committee on National Television Audience Measurement Thursday announced a major TV ratings laboratory project designed to compile more accurate TV viewing statistics (Daily Variety…
President Clinton's new budget set for release Monday will propose a 4% cut in federal funding to public broadcasting beginning in fiscal year 1997, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
CBS has secured the centerpiece of its Monday lineup for a couple more seasons, coming to terms with Warner Bros. TV on a two-year renewal of "Murphy Brown."
It was a week for minor upsets in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings Jan. 24- 28 as "Today" ended "Good Morning America's" 21-week winning streak and "Nightline" capitalized on a "Late Show With…
Producer Steve Tisch and the Walt Disney Co. have emerged as the clear front-runner to produce a TV movie and ancillary programming featuring skater Nancy Kerrigan.
A bill to require videogames to carry rating labels was introduced Thursday by two senators who say some of the games are too violent for young children.
Three broadcast news directors have been fired as part of overall restructuring efforts at two stations in Bakersfield.