The future of Italian pay-TV channels Tele+ 1 and Tele+ 2 is up in the air yet again due to a package of new broadcasting regulations announced by the government Aug. 27.
Seven Network, for the year ended June 30, was marginally ahead of expectations but down on last year's $ A71 million ($ 48.28 million) profit, according to CEO Bob Campbell. With increased sales of…
Garbage collector Roc's Baltimore clan, shifting from live telecasts to tape format, is back for a third season, complemented by a new character, spunky 11 -year-old Sheila (Alexis Fields), whose dad…
The two-hour premiere of CBS' "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." rode off with strong national numbers Friday night, taking second place in the household race and finishing first in the key male…
Judging from all the hype that comes out of the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab each January, one would expect that nearly every prospective syndicated show is a sure bet for…
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." lassoed healthy ratings in Nielsen overnights on Friday, finishing second with its 8-10 p.m. premiere. The Warner Bros.
Travanti heads the cast as Lt. Ray McAuliffe, a Chi cop who, injured in a shootout, was moved to less strenuous desk job. Like the Commish, this desk jockey likes to get his hands dirty, or at least…
It's fall again. That time when the summer heat fades and the four broadcast TV networks take their best shot at ratings dominance with a bounty of new shows.
The Federal Communications Commission reversed course Friday and decided to allow cable systems affiliated with a program supplier to pass through program costs to consumers at fair market value…
Randy Shilts' monumental book about AIDS has been impressively assembled by scripter Arnold Schulman, who's based his dramatization on facts and "elements" from the book and from historical records…