The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded six $ 1,000 awards to college students to be presented through its annual College Television Awards, to be handed out March 14.
The Assn. of Independent Television Stations has asked the Federal Communications Commission to block MTM Television's bid to sell reruns of the CBS series "Rescue 911" as a stripped access program…
Broadcasters yesterday urged the Federal Communications Commission to nix a cable industry request for modification of the so-called "network non-duplication rules."
O'Hara-Horowitz Prods., the partnership forged three years ago with the NBC miniseries "Switched at Birth," is now at work on an ABC miniseries and two significant anthology projects for NBC.
Alice Cahn has been named director of children's programming at PBS. Cahn, director of the Los Angeles-based Education First!, assumes the post Feb. 16. She is a veteran children's TV programmer…
Robert Shapiro has been named senior executive consultant for the 65th Academy Awards presentation, marking his fourth Oscar assignment. Shapiro's most recent credit is as executive in charge of…
Stephen Solomon, a 21-year veteran of ABC, is exiting his role as senior VP, sports planning and administration, to take a newly created position with the National Hockey League. The new position is…
Kim Wayans, one of the original regulars on Fox Broadcasting Co.'s "In Living Color," is expected to leave the show, having reportedly been suspended after failing to take part in last week's taping.
ITV station Granada Television, which was among the British pioneers of international co-production, has signaled a new policy toward foreign partnership that puts more emphasis on the tastes of…
Boyz II Men, Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill, Earvin (Magic) Johnson, En Vogue, Melissa Etheridge, James Galway, B.B. King, Lyle Lovett and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will appear on the 35th annual Grammy…
Julian Mounter, former director-general of Television New Zealand, has been appointed president and chief executive of Hong Kong's Hutchvision Ltd., parent company of Star TV.