"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" inched back ahead of "Nightline" in their common half-hour for Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings covering the April 12-16 week.
Cannon Pictures may have gotten the boost it needs to secure financing to continue "Walker, Texas Ranger," as the Chuck Norris series blew away the competition with its two-hour CBS premiere…
When it comes to tapping into a populist wave of support, Ross Perot will have nothing on "Dave"-- a delightful, buoyant new take on an old theme that will win at the polls because it never strikes a…
NBC has renewed "Seinfeld" for the coming year and is reportedly discussing the prospect of extending that deal through the 1994-95 season.
The general membership of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has given full voting status to all members of its executive committee, including presidential appointees.
Showing what a difference a few months and several rating points can make, an episode of "Seinfeld" that initially prompted advertiser pullouts will be repeated next Thursday -- and advertisers are…
Broadcasters needn't be overly afraid of technology and the advent of a 500 -channel marketplace, according to the heads of the CBS/Broadcast Group, Fox Broadcasting Co. and Paramount Domestic TV.
A declining belief in the power of brand identity is "life-threatening" to broadcasters and advertising agencies, according to Robert L. James, chairman-CEO of McCann-Erickson Worldwide as well as…
HEY, ADULTS 18-49, WHERE the hell did you go?
Jeff Wachtel has been elevated to exec VP, creative affairs, at Columbia Pictures TV, assuming supervision of comedy development and production in addition to handling those chores on movies and…
Peter Scolari has made television's version of a quantum leap -- jumping from a previously announced Paramount Network TV pilot for Fox Broadcasting Co. into a similarly themed Lorimar TV candidate…