Outgoing Universal TV exec Garrett S. Hart is expected to be named president of Paramount Network TV, in the process replacing John S. Pike, a 12-year veteran of the studio.
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Stephen King's name seems to bring an audience to even the poorest adaptations of his work, which should provide some comfort to the filmmakers here. This darkly comic pic proves a sadistic…
Apparently undaunted by tepid results for the pairing of Dan Rather and Connie Chung, CBS will also try a co-anchor format on "The CBS Evening News' " Sunday edition -- with "CBS This Morning"…
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New World Entertainment announced completion of its agreement to acquire "certain producers, personnel and programs" of Reeves Entertainment -- although Reeves prez Richard S. Reisberg and exec VP…
Ratings continued strong in daytime during the July 26-30 Nielsen period while ABC kept up the pace in fringe dayparts, winning both the latenight and early-morning races.
CBS rallied to tie ABC for top honors in the July sweeps, as the Big Three networks -- lacking the boost of last summer's Barcelona Olympics -- exhibited an 8% decline vs. the same period in 1992.
Bob Newhart has gotten another call -- this one from CBS. His Paramount sitcom "Bob" reportedly will slide into the network's Friday night fall lineup behind the TriStar TV comedy "Good Advice."