Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
ABC caught an easy lob from low-rated NCAA basketball coverage and slam-dunked the competition for the March 14-20 Nielsen tournament -- its second consecutive win and 11th out of 26 weeks this…
KCBS-TV vet Josh Kaplan has been named exec producer of KTTV's nine-month-old morning show "Good Day L.A."
With the unemployment rate at a record high of 12.2%, the French government said Tuesday it will dedicate a TV channel to the jobs crisis for an experimental three-week period starting Monday.
Musician John Oates and marketing guru J.W. Roth are jumping into the increasingly crowded home-shopping-channel fray by launching Maxmusic, a paid television series offering music and merchandise to…
Nickelodeon, which harvests bigger Nielsens than the broadcast networks, the TV syndicators and the other cable networks in programming to kids ages 6-11, said Monday that it will lay out $ 30…
Boldly going where no one has gone before, Mitchell Rubenstein, president and founder of Big Entertainment, has purchased the rights to an as-yet unseen universe and fictitious character created by…
Bell Atlantic chairman and CEO Ray Smith won't rest until the telco is a leading entertainment company. Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab, Smith said he is committed to becoming a…
ABC News president Roone Arledge praised the power of the Big Three broadcast networks in the face of a changing media landscape but expressed concerns about tabloid television in remarks at the…
Pilot for new Terry (Hulk) Hogan series waddles into the water with an indifferent cast, Douglas Schwartz's so-so direction and Michael Berk's script that doesn't always hold water. Though it's sold…