The lines between documentary and electronic press kit get a little blurry in "Tom Petty: Going Home," but the show remains a superbly produced and edited spec that will act nicely as a symbiotic…
For all its hype and headlines, the Great Talkshow Wars of '93 was actually a broad invasion on all fronts with relatively light casualties. The surging battle for time slots and ratings is not over…
Narrator: Sigourney Weaver.
Connecticut-based Century Communications has joined Continental Venture Capital Ltd. of Sydney to acquire the major share holding in Australia's second pay TV license.
Beijing's anxiety over News Corp.'s plan to use satellite TV as a springboard into Chinese homes has resulted in a clampdown on cable operators and providers of satellite dish equipment, the American…
MCA TV's "Universal Action Pack," a weekly series of 24 primetime rotating telepix from top-line action producers, got off to a strong start in a dozen metered markets on Monday and Tuesday.
Aftershocks to Monday's Northridge earthquake made it difficult for the entertainment industry -- especially TV productions -- to get back into action Wednesday.
FCC commissioner James Quello will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the National Assn. of Broadcasters at the NAB convention in Las Vegas March 21.
Announcing its acquisition of rights to the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, for a record $ 375 million, CBS honchos claimed Wednesday they had snagged a potential moneymaker.
The pack of syndicated talkshows came tumbling back to earth in the first full week of the new year, while Paramount's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" once again blasted into a high ratings orbit.