NBC OFFICIALS, who had never acknowledged previously that the network's shows were locked into time periods, proudly told advertisers in March that only one of its prime time half-hours is spoken for…
In an apparent endorsement of its development, ABC will put on 11 new series next fall, totaling eight of its 22 hours of prime time.
Fox Broadcasting Co. will double-run repeats of "Beverly Hills, 90210" through the summer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. starting June 1.
Suppliers may have gotten a preview of the world after fin-syn on Sunday, as ABC slotted a show starring Paula Poundstone that wasn't on its development slate and didn't have a pilot but comes from…
As ABC executives huddle in New York to put the final touches on their fall schedule, they've been getting an unusual amount of third-party arm-twisting regarding an existing comedy -- the…
After several announced false starts regarding KGB-related television projects, NBC will make it onto the air with a two-hour special on the former Soviet Union's secret police May 25 -- the final…
The future world of 500 channels threatens to dilute both programming standards and quality without vigilance and cooperation by the television industry, CBS/Broadcast Group president Howard Stringer…
Michele Lee will stay tied up at CBS after her 14-year run in "Knots Landing" with a commitment to star in and produce a new series for the network.
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…
Garry Shandling could still end up hosting a late night talkshow in the hour that follows "The Tonight Show"-- but on CBS, not NBC.
Malcolm Leo Prods., fast becoming one of ABC's top outside suppliers of prime time specials, hopes to follow a busy May sweeps with projects on the Smothers Brothers, Otis Redding and a tribute to…