Legislation was offered Wednesday by Rep. Bill Hefner (D-N.C.) that would reinstate the Fairness Doctrine, a former FCC rule that required broadcasters to air both sides of a controversial issue.
Tuesday is the deadline to submit entries to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Programs airing through May 31 this year are eligible. Nominating…
A cable TV trade association is asking the FCC to reconsider rules governing the carriage of local TV station signals.
CBS, SOME WILL TELL YOU, started its climb out of third place when the network finished a 10th of a point behind NBC in the May 1990 Nielsen ratings sweeps. Three years later, NBC is hoping another…
International Creative Management has inked "Gremlins" director Joe Dante for representation in all fields, terminating his relationship with the Beverly Hills-based Gersh Agency, sources confirmed…
Newly decreed measures to cut costs may not be drastic enough for the vast German net ARD, which includes 14 regional stations.
"Prime Story," the new NBC prime time newsmagazine show, is going to get an overhaul, which is likely to delay its June 23 launch.
Josh Mankiewicz has been named a correspondent on Fox Broadcasting Co.'s planned prime time news magazine, having most recently been a political reporter at local Disney-owned station KCAL-TV.
Quick-paced hour records the presentation of the 21st AFI Life Achievement Award (and the fourth to a woman), as Elizabeth Taylor joins previous honorees.
"Fried Green Tomatoes" has rolled to the highest rating for any theatrical film televised on the networks in more than nine years, in the process squashing the competition and sliding NBC into the…
A federal judge has ordered ESPN to rehire a former secretary who was fired six years ago after refusing to accept a demotion when her boss's job was eliminated.