That notorious risk-taker Rupert Murdoch is rolling the dice again Sept. 1. He's betting that about 750,000 Britons are willing to dig into their pockets to pay for a mix of existing channels…
How big a threat are the telephone companies to the cable industry? Consider this: The seven Baby Bells collectively gross about $ 82 billion a year , $ 33 billion of which counts as operating cash…
If you schedule it, they will come. When it comes to newsmagazines that seems to be the mantra these days. "Now With Tom Brokaw & Katie Couric," the latest entry into this crowded field, has charged…
So much for the macho honchos at CBS. After pledging to focus all its efforts on over-the-air broadcasting, the Eye web blinked in its standoff with the cable industry and confirmed Aug. 26 it's in…
Although ABC's wrestling match with affiliates over "NYPD Blue" has grabbed headlines, it's not the only network facing such scuffles. Word is that NBC outlet KYW-TV in Philadelphia will bump the new…
TeleCommunications Inc. said Aug. 26 it has cut 25 non-cash retransmission consent deals with broadcasters throughout the United States.
The Federal Communications Commission reversed course Aug. 27 and decided to allow cable systems affiliated with a program supplier to pass through program costs to consumers at fair market value.
Luxembourg's CLT reportedly snapped up almost 20% of the Spanish commercial broadcaster Tele Cinco -- the first such foray into the country by the feisty media conglom.
Having nabbed a 10.5 rating/19 share for its premiere episode Aug. 26, CBS' "Angel Falls" can no longer keep its little secret hidden.
Docu narration: Barbara Walters.