Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
Claiming that pay-per-view is "inherently a natural enemy of free TV," FCC commissioner James Quello predicted Tuesday that government will continue to resist a shift in top-shelf programming from…
Let's see: A doctor wrongfully accused of murder who flees, rather than go to jail, and tries to find the real killer. No, it's not "The Fugitive." It's not even the next best thing.
The Public Broadcasting Service will name its new president/CEO today, with sources citing Federal Communications Commissioner Ervin S. Duggan as the likely choice.
Europe's pubcasters must seriously examine the concept of narrowcasting if they are to become a digital force.
Peter Brennan and Burt Kearns, who guided Twentieth TV's syndicated tabmag "A Current Affair" through the November sweeps and helped give the show a look similar to its early glory days, have exited…
USA Network, whose movie signature ("Marilyn and Bobby" notwithstanding) disdains socially relevant, real-life material in favor of physical melodrama, uncranks another of its bread-and-butter…
ABC, forced to scrub plans to add Canadian talkshow "Shirley" to its daytime schedule last spring because of the negative affiliate reaction, may face similar reluctance to its latest replacement…
The French claimed a "beautiful victory" Tuesday when the explosive issue of audiovisual trade was scratched from the impending world trade agreement.
Owners of 22,000 satellite dishes in Sabah and Sarawak will be issued notices early next year to dismantle their sets.