Back from the brink of bankruptcy, Italy's pubcaster RAI faces a difficult year of cost cuts, potential labor disputes, a sluggish advertising market and talk of a web sell-off.
The New America's Funniest People" has broken its proven formula of showing real people acting funny and replaced it with setups and in-studio gags. The roving camera at malls across the country…
It's rev-up time as NBC intros this pilot for the latest jazzy motorized crime fighter, the Viper, red-hot sports car that, once it gets a lube job, may be smarter than its operators. Series, airing…
New NBC "Later" talkshow host Greg Kinnear will take over the latenight gig for Bob Costas Feb. 14, the network announced Wednesday.
Robert Urich returns as Spenser with his thinking-man's girlfriend Susan (Barbara Williams) for the second time this season on Lifetime. "Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes" pits the duo against a…
An investor picked up a 4.9% stake in Interactive Network Inc. Wednesday, but the fledgling interactive TV company's strategic partners weren't the sellers, and the company's chief executive has no…
This fact-based, feel-good/overcoming-adversity vidpic is fairly innocuous and predictable (i.e., the underdog wins) and almost before its midway point, the dramatic tension is so minimal that the…
Ontario's film and television production boom shows no signs of tapering off as this year's production levels soared past a record set in 1992.
Advertisers are forking over a record $ 900,000 for each 30 seconds of commercial time during next month's Super Bowl on NBC.
KABC-TV's early evening newscasts easily topped L.A. O&Os in Nielsen demographic ratings among both men and women during the November sweeps. But at 11 p.m., KNBC-TV tied its rival among women and…