Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
ABC caught an easy lob from low-rated NCAA basketball coverage and slam-dunked the competition for the March 14-20 Nielsen tournament -- its second consecutive win and 11th out of 26 weeks this…
KCBS-TV vet Josh Kaplan has been named exec producer of KTTV's nine-month-old morning show "Good Day L.A."
With the unemployment rate at a record high of 12.2%, the French government said Tuesday it will dedicate a TV channel to the jobs crisis for an experimental three-week period starting Monday.
Musician John Oates and marketing guru J.W. Roth are jumping into the increasingly crowded home-shopping-channel fray by launching Maxmusic, a paid television series offering music and merchandise to…
Executives representing Thai Sky TV, one of Thailand's two cable TV operators, are discussing a possible joint venture agreement with Rupert Murdoch's Star TV network in Hong Kong this week, the…
China, which says it cracked down on rogue cable TV systems to eliminate pornographic and violent programming, is now embracing the technology under tight regulation, the China Daily reported Tuesday.
Performance was significantly stronger in the metered markets, attracting a 35.8/53 -- 15% better than the national average -- in those 30 cities, which represent about half of all U.S. television…
Bell Atlantic chairman and CEO Ray Smith won't rest until the telco is a leading entertainment company. Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab, Smith said he is committed to becoming a…
Pilot for new Terry (Hulk) Hogan series waddles into the water with an indifferent cast, Douglas Schwartz's so-so direction and Michael Berk's script that doesn't always hold water. Though it's sold…