New York-based Thirteen/WNET has received an $ 800,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a national documentary series on the American theater.
FX, Fox's basic cable network, has signed a deal with Continental Cablevision , the nation's third-largest cable operator with 2.9 million subscribers. Two months before launch, FX has deals with 107…
Ted Turner's bid to create a second West Coast feed of superstation WTBS is meeting fierce resistance from network and independent TV stations.
Can't we all just get along? That seemed to be the plea of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC in taking the statesmanlike step of amending their exclusive broadcast deal to allow CBS…
"Live With Regis & Kathie Lee" leaped ahead of "Donahue" and "Sally Jessy Raphael" to turn in the second-best performance among syndicated talkshows during the February sweeps, according to a…
A federal appeals court has struck down a lower court's decision granting satellite carriers of network programming and superstation signals such as WTBS the same compulsory copyright license…
Showtime Networks Inc. and Orion Pictures agreed Tuesday to settle their longstanding dispute over their 1986 exclusive premium TV output deal. The cabler reportedly will pay Orion an undisclosed sum.
Tele-Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it will launch a 124-channel cable test this month in Mt. Pleasant, a Chicago suburb.
A blithe addition to ABC's Friday laugh slate, "Sister, Sister," a twins caper with a twist, may not be "The Comedy of Errors," but it does have its moments thanks to the Kim Bass-Gary Gilbert-Fred…
The number of TV station reporters nationwide grew by several hundred last year, but the number of radio journalists fell by a corresponding level.
NBC president Robert Wright has scheduled meetings with all three FCC commissioners today, when it's expected he'll pitch for a relaxation of broadcast ownership rules.