NBC's "Today" emerged as the big winner of election week, Nov. 2-6, in daytime and fringe ratings, pulling its best Nielsen survey in more than three years.
Nearly two weeks after Peter Chernin was named chairman of 20th Century Fox's film wing, Fox Broadcasting Co. staffers are still wondering who will replace him.
Will viewers line up to see a five-hour miniseries about the Jackson clan? If so, ABC could break a historic drought when it comes to major sweeps periods.
Having proven their mettle in two previous June prime time airings, the 20th annual Daytime Emmy Awards telecast is being moved up a month to serve as ABC's closing-night salvo in the May Nielsen…
Stand-up comics who've made the transition to television took center stage at yesterday's Hollywood Radio & Television Society luncheon, with Garry Shandling and the characteristically outspoken…
FOR THOSE CRITICS WHO LAMENTED the abandonment of older viewers at the start of the 1992-93 television season, guess what? The older viewers are being recognized after all. Despite all the talk…
Tony Jonas has been promoted to exec VP of creative affairs at Lorimar TV, a new post, with continuing responsibility for drama, comedy and reality series development.
Paramount Network TV reportedly is in active discussions with Charles/Burrows/Charles and star Ted Danson to belly up to the bar for a 12th year of the NBC comedy "Cheers," which many had assumed was…
Buoyed by its ABC reality series "FBI: The Untold Stories," the Arthur Co. is developing a series of telefilms based on true stories as well as a number of pilots, including a sitcom that would be…
Warner Bros., already making a killing with "Under Siege," takes another stab here at the "Die Hard" formula--this time aboard a jumbo jet that, unfortunately , runs out of gas before landing…
Marking the continued demise of new weekend series, ABC has crossed out the Saturday hours "Covington Cross" and "Crossroads" and will replace them with repeat "Columbo" telefilms from 8-10 p.m…