Among the day's faxes: Effective immediately, television writer Bill Prady will be changing his name to the typographical symbol "
Multimedia Entertainment, the distributor of four syndicated talkshows, has announced plans to launch the Talk Channel, a new 24-hour cable service, during fall 1994.
Legislation that would prohibit public schools from using Channel One, a controversial news-and-features program that includes advertisements, passed the Senate Wednesday on its second try.
Interim FCC chairman James Quello said Tuesday his agency may postpone implementation of new cable TV rate regulation rules by week's end, unless Congress doles out money needed to enforce the regs.
RHI Entertainment has become the exclusive distributor of new TV movies from the Larry Thompson Organization under a deal covering 10 movies over a five-year period.
Picketers protesting Viacom's cable service in the Bay Area were stationed outside the National Cable Television Assn.
What do you do to capture up to an 18% market share in the wee hours of the morning? Germany's screen-saver programming, images aired after the station signs off for the night, has hit cult status.
Canada's main private web, CTV, is introducing four new U.S. series to its 1993-94 schedule: Steven Bochco's "NYPD Blue,""The John Larroquette Show,""Cafe Americain" and "Sinbad."
They smile in your face, all the time, they wanna preempt your rotten, struggling shows ... the affiliates. Or something like that.
Budget cuts have meant belt-tightening for Germany's pubcasters, and news bureaus around the world -- including New York -- have closed.
Close on the heels of signing a modified below-the-line contract with NBC, officials from the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees will meet with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television…