David Bender has left as head of operations for Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods. to seek a position with the Clinton administration.
At a recent session with reporters, ABC TV Network Group president Robert Iger said the major TV networks "can't save their way into profitability" but rather "have to program their way" into it.
Rob Yarin has joined Fox News as a senior editor on the weblet's planned primetime news magazine, Fox confirmed, working under exec producer David Corvo.
A FORMER COLLEAGUE RECENTLY SENT a note saying, in essence, that society is going to hell in a handbasket and that our rampantly violent society will increasingly point fingers at violent television…
"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" canceled a scheduled guest appearance tomorrow by Shabba Ranks because of anti-gay remarks recently made by the Grammy-winning reggae artist.
ABC has renewed "Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa" for next season, but the King World-distributed Saturday morning series will shift production companies from Gunther/Wahl Prods. to Ruby-Spears.
After "Wayne's World" cashed in lampooning the addled heavy-metal set, the timing looks ripe for a spoof of rap music, and this attempt by another "Saturday Night Live" performer, Chris Rock, should…
CBS found its own bit of heaven in numbers for the Grammy Awards Wednesday, which jumped 23% over last year's telecast to score the show's best rating since 1988.
CBS will move Twentieth TV's first-year drama "Picket Fences" to Thursday nights starting in April and bring back the David Jacobs-Lorimar TV summer series "Bodies of Evidence" in "Fences' " current…
ABC reportedly has reversed a decision to add the Canadian talk show "Shirley" to its daytime schedule in mid-April and may have to swallow the show's estimated $ 65,000-a-week license fee.
NBC Prods., which will introduce a new cast next fall on its Saturday-morning series "Saved by the Bell," may not let the "old" crew slip away entirely.