The eighth year of the Discovery program for first-time directors has received a greenlight thanks to Showtime cable reupping its option to broadcast four half-hours in 1995.
King World Prods. stock surged up 4.6% Thursday on more rumors of a merger with Capital Cities/ABC. The rumors were fueled by a report from CNBC commentator Dan Dorfman.
PBS has picked up one series from Brandon Tartikoff's Moving Target Prods. and passed on another, the service confirmed.
NBC said its new cable web America's Talking will launch July 4 with over 10 million subscribers and has commitments from cable operators to reach another 24 million homes in five years.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have apparently resolved a dispute over the Daytime Emmy Awards, which will air May 25 on ABC, with…
The Academy Awards are about to take a spin on the information superhighway. Cable's Comedy Central and Prodigy, the nation's largest online service, are teaming to skewer the awards ceremony.
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The national touring production of “The Who’s Tommy,” which begins a three-week run July 13 at the Universal Amphitheatre, has racked up nearly $ 1 million in advance ticket sales. The show brought…
With the ink on its Fox deal fully dry, the National Football League announced that it would be beaming its games to satellite dish owners, via TVN, the multichannel pay-per-view satellite network.
Information superhighway legislation that permits telephone company entry into the cable TV business and grants spectrum flexibility to broadcasters cleared the House Energy and Commerce Committee on…
The Associated Press has appointed Stephen Claypole, editor of Reuters Television, as the managing director and chief executive of its recently announced international news video division, APTV.