The media company owned by multibillionaire Ronald Perelman paid $ 25 million for a minority stake in infomercial maker Guthy-Renker Corp.
Hanna-Barbera Prods., seeking to replicate the atmosphere that led to the creation of classic characters at Warner Bros. and MGM in their heyday, has inked a deal with sister Turner Broadcasting…
Give Hollywood credit for finding new ways of resurrecting the most-watched assassination in world history right about this time of year. And this year's entry from NBC, "Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee…
Broadcasters got bad news last week when the Bell telephone companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn legislation guaranteeing carriage of most local TV stations on cable.
A Los Angeles judge has handed the Big Three networks an early Christmas present by snapping Hollywood's lock on the TV production and syndication business.
Holland's newest commercial station, RTL 5, could lose anywhere from 30% to 50% of its ad buy commitments if it doesn't start hitting one of its most significant target groups -- highly educated…
All American TV has confirmed that the hour female action police drama series “Sirens,” which aired on ABC last season, will be produced for firstrun syndication in fall 1994 by Telescene…
G. Alan Nesbitt, a 26-year Capital Cities/ABC vet who most recently headed O&O WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, has been named president and general manager of KABC-TV.
Arbitron, which announced that it would discontinue its TV ratings at year’s end, will extend the service until March 1 in Detroit and Cleveland, markets that won’t be serviced by Nielsen until May…
The conservative Media Research Center is campaigning on behalf of the NBC drama "Against the Grain," lauding the show's "staunch advocacy of education and gentle, respectful treatment of family…