The season premiere of the syndie actioner "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" was held hostage over the weekend in the L.A. and San Francisco markets by a contractual dispute between its station affils and…
Broadcast TV vet Peter Mathes has been tapped the new head of the Chris-Craft/United TV Group, the core O&O group of the UPN weblet.
R.A. (Rac) Clark has been named senior veep of programming for the Nashville office of Dick Clark Prods.
The bicoastal bidding war for Oprah Winfrey has begun. Just days after clinching a two-year contract renewal with Winfrey (Daily Variety, Sept. 24), King World Prods. has formally opened the market…
Disney's Buena Vista TV is treading into the pay-per-view event arena next month with a concert by country music chantoosie Trisha Yearwood.
Thanks to Rupert Murdoch's newfound interest in the national pastime, the Bronx Bombers are poised to drop a bombshell today on the Gotham TV scene.
"The Roseanne Show" pulled in underwhelming household and demo ratings in its premiere week, according to Nielsen's national syndie ratings report for the week of Sept. 14.
Dr. Drew Pinsky (MTV's "Loveline") is poised to qualify as one of the hardest-working men in TV, now that he's signed a syndie talkshow development deal with Columbia TriStar TV Distribution.
After borrowing a few comedy concepts from the Brits, the Carsey-Werner Co. is reaching across the pond to give something back.
Amid demonstrations outside the Paramount lot and charges of racial insensitivity, UPN has pulled the planned premiere seg of its new comedy "The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer," which will bow…