When Fox Broadcasting Co. nettled Hollywood residents by paying to have the Hollywood sign read "Fox" in advance of its 1987 primetime premiere, it set the tone for a program service that has taken…
Fresh off a monthlong recess, Congress returns to the fray today and is expected to jump-start the anti-TV violence bandwagon.
When Barry Diller was at Paramount before taking over Fox, he had the notion of developing a new TV version of "Star Trek," but it didn't get off the ground.
While CBS fumes over the number of its affiliate stations that refuse to clear its new "Late Show with David Letterman" at 11:35 p.m. weekdays, the Fox Broadcasting Co. is confident that all but six…
After three years manacled to his debt and under the watchful eyes of banks, Rupert Murdoch seems to have broken free to roam the world doing what he loves best -- making deals.
Stand-up comic John Mendoza turns up as newly divorced, disorganized Chi sports columnist John Palmaro, who has little ability to cope. Only mildly amusing, "The Second Half" suggests how rough the…
"We've said consistently that we're not in the household business when it comes to ratings. We're in the demographics business," declares Sandy Grushow, current programming chief for the Fox Network.
Jamie Kellner, who was president and chief operating officer of Fox Broadcasting Co. from 1986 through 1992, is the man who put together the Fourth Network's chain of 140 affiliates.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has voted two Emmys to HBO for outstanding individual achievement in animation and three more for achievement in special visual effects.
French Communications Minister Alain Carignon could define the shape of French television for the next 18 years if he manages to push new TV legislation through the National Assembly.