As expected (Daily Variety, Jan. 6), Liberty Media and NBC/Cablevision yesterday merged their competing cable sports services to create the Prime SportsChannel Networks, consisting of two national…
Despite a national recession that reduced personal and corporate giving, donations to the Public Broadcasting Service grew by 13.7% last year, thanks to a larger number of contributors, according to…
The two-hour premiere of Paramount's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," which received one-time prime time affiliate preemptions in several markets, continued to cruise into new ratings galaxies during…
Cable TV trade body Community Antenna Television Assn. has named Federal Communications Commission veteran Bob Ungar its new veepee and general counsel.
The on-again, off-again proposal to consider revising the prime time access rule may be off again. Though it's not official, Federal Communications Commission sources said chairman Al Sikes -- who…
Golf pro Peter Jacobson has joined ABC Sports' golf announcing team, where he will serve as an analyst for the network's golf coverage.
Showtime has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to "Sexual Healing," an original project written, directed and co-produced by Howard Cushnir.
TCI Cablevision of California has agreed to carry The California Channel, a non-profit statewide public affairs channel, on its systems serving 561,491 cable subscribers in San Jose, Los Angeles and…
"MTV Sports" frontman Dan Cortese and former "Equal Justice" star James Wilder have been tapped to star in a remake of the series "Route 66" for NBC.
President Bush has appointed David P. Prosperi, his former deputy press secretary, to the Corp. for Public Broadcasting's board of directors.
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Big Brother1Rating: 2.3 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.8 Network: CBS
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