The Corp. for Public Broadcasting will spend $ 1.3 million to help fund the production of 11 new programs and series, including a docudrama on the life of former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev…
Proposed changes in the writing credits for film and TV caused a small squall at the board meeting of the Writers Guild of America West late Tuesday, as more than 30 members disrupted the meeting and…
It's halfway into the traditional 30-week television season. Do you know where your series are?
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…
"ABC World News Tonight" executive producer Paul Friedman is expected to be named a vice president of ABC News early next week.
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…