The Orange Bowl, NBC's primetime national championship showdown between Nebraska and Florida State, scored an 18.9 rating/32 share New Year's Day.
Facing clear Nielsen evidence that their primetime ratings have flattened, ad-supported cable networks are scrambling to attract more viewers.
The British government has launched a review of U.K. media ownership laws that could make it easier for newspaper owners to enter commercial television.
Paramount Communications chief exec Martin S. Davis is quoted in February's Vanity Fair as saying that he negotiated with General Electric Co. off and on for more than two years on a plan for…
KTLA marched off with the Nielsen prize for its coverage of the Rose Parade, garnering the station's highest share in more than a decade despite heavily promoted competition from KTTV.
Betting that comedy and interactivity will make for a profitable mix, Sanctuary Woods, a leading developer of entertainment and educational CD-ROM titles, has entered into separate agreements with…
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers may have been the Christmas season's hottest toys, but the newest crime-fighting superheroes, Biker Mice From Mars, have also attracted the interest of major studios…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' "Superhighway Summit" is sold out, with 1,800 people expected to attend the Jan. 11 daylong event at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Oscar-winning composer Bill Conti has been named music director for the 66th Academy Awards presentation.
Although a fact-based drama, "Armed & Innocent" contains barely a shred of credibility. Danielle Hill's script is fraught with concocted scenarios and cookie-cutter characters. Audiences are likely…