The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday denied a last-ditch request by the cable industry to delay rate regulations that take effect today.
ABC and CBS tied for the Aug. 23-29 primetime Nielsens lead, but it was Fox Broadcasting Co. that enjoyed the most encouraging results from its early fall premieres.
Fox Inc. has christened its new basic cable service FX, saying the general entertainment network will seek to interact with viewers through such devices as live on-air hosts and a daily live…
Michael Jacobs, brought in earlier to consult on Disney's "The Sinbad Show", has been named an exec producer on the Fox Broadcasting Co. sitcom, joining the original tandem of Gary Murphy and Larry…
Brandon Tartikoff handicaps the fall TV season, notably the escalating latenight talkshow battle, on "Variety: TV's Year of Living Cautiously." The special's syndication window is Sept. 1-19.
Harvey Cohen and Stuart Swartz have been elected to the Assn. of Independent Television Stations board of directors.
No one ever got rich working for an ITV station -- until now. On Tuesday, a fortunate group of 15 top executives at London Weekend Television shared an unprecedented T50 million ($ 75 million)…
Two months ago, this space ran a column mocking the explosion of fictitious new cable channels by the year 1999.
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…
Earl Hamner Jr., creator of TV's giant 1970s series "The Waltons" is credited as one among a clutch of exec producers of the Australian series "Snowy River: The McGregor Saga," but his presence sure…