With the specter of government action looming, leading TV exex defended their industry Tuesday against charges that there is too much violence on television.
NBC will for the first time offer a second foreign-language audio feed to affiliates during coverage of the NBA Finals, which starts tonight.
Kevin Fortson, who has run Geraldo Rivera's Investigative News Group for the past few years, has ankled to become VP of production for Telepictures Prods.
PBS has cemented a deal with Lorimar TV to conclude the series "I'll Fly Away" with a 90-minute movie to air in October, followed by repeat airings of the 39 episodes produced during the series'…
In a unique arrangement between Group W and Tribune Broadcasting, two stations in Philadelphia will carry Tribune Entertainment's sports, fitness and adventure show "Energy Express" on weekend…
The Interactive Television Assn. is expanding its offices. ITA, a non-profit trade association, is based in Winston-Salem, N.C., and is opening offices in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles in June…
There may be six additional dates for the Simon & Garfunkel reunion concerts at the Paramount Theatre in New York City, according to sources. The duo will perform at least 10 shows together starting…
Writer Jeff Schimmel has filed a $ 1 million-plus copyright infringement suit against Saban Entertainment and several of its executives, claiming that the company stole his idea for its animated…
Less than a week after announcing plans to enter the home shopping business, Macy's is negotiating with Home Shopping Network to handle back-office operations.
Mary Alice Dwyer-Dobbin has been promoted to exec vice president, ABC daytime , reporting to recently named president of the daypart Pat Fili-Krushel.
The American presence is about 500% more visible at this year's 14th Banff Television Festival with the number of U.S. players represented on panels an impressive 62, per conference producer Carrie…