Warner Bros. has inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Tyco Toys, under which New Jersey-based Tyco will market a wide range of children's products using Looney Tunes characters such as Bugs…
Lured by the initial success of both Paramount and Warner Bros. with their firstrun action series, MCA TV and Columbia Pictures TV Distribution are both reportedly planning major syndicated offerings…
Capital Cities/ABC reported yesterday that its fourth-quarter earnings rose 34% to $ 137.9 million, but its annual earnings were depressed by one-time charges.
It turned out to be an unusually smooth NATPE for organizers as the 30th annual conference wrapped with a minimum of bickering at its distributors meeting yesterday, coupled with the news that…
For station exex looking for a little morning relief from what must seem like an endless exhibition floor of talkshows, MG/Perin Inc. has "The Clever Cleaver Brothers," a half-hour strip that can…
Coverage of the Los Angeles riots and the trial of four officers that led up to the crisis paid off for ABC News, its program "Nightline" and for KTTV, Los Angeles, which were awarded Silver Batons…
Fox News president Van Gordon Sauter yesterday termed "godawful" the performance of Los Angeles television news outlets in the aftermath of last year's L.A. riots.
New York-based cable programmer Graff Pay-Per-View has made its first move into the European TV market by acquiring 25% of the U.K. company Home Video Channel Ltd.
While all eyes were on this Sunday's Super Bowl during yesterday's Hollywood Radio & Television Society luncheon, NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol took a moment to look ahead to a world of pro…
The board of directors of NOS, the umbrella organization for the Dutch public broadcasting system, has unanimously voted to alter the entire management structure of the pubcasters.
A pair of Hollywood producers will be making a rare foray into the world of PBS with "Reverse Angle"--a one-hour pilot for an ongoing documentary series fronted by the New Republic's Fred Barnes and…