Daytime talkshows headed south in the week ending Aug. 17, when most chatfests were in reruns, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report.
As Parliament-Funkadelic maestro George Clinton would say, "It's time to put a glide in your stride and a dip in yo' hip" --- "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Quincy Jones' "Vibe" are in the house.
KCBS news anchor Ann Martin will be working overtime next month when she fills in for Deborah Norville as host of King World Prods.' syndie newsmagazine strip "Inside Edition."
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting is setting up a new headquarters for its Miami-Fort Lauderdale TV station in the Sony Entertainment Complex in Miami Beach's trendy South Beach neighborhood.
For the syndication world, fall 1997 is shaping up to be the calm before a storm.
In an effort to stem the flow of red ink on its balance sheet, animation house Film Roman has tapped industry veteran David B. Pritchard to manage the company's business affairs as president and CEO.
Columbia TriStar's new syndie latenight strip "Vibe" lost some ground in its second week on the air.
With a captive audience of thousands of TV execs, Roseanne is sure to speak her mind at the January confab of the National Assn. of Television Program Executives in New Orleans.
Universal TV has renewed its syndie titans "Hercules" and "Xena" through the 1999-2000 season with Tribune Broadcasting outlets and other stations covering 70% of U.S. TV households.
Investigative consumer reporter Chuck Whitlock, a.k.a. the "Scambuster," has signed a TV development deal with Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. and has been named a contributor to WB's syndie…
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