Go take on the daytime TV audience: Radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger is close to inking a syndie talkshow deal with Paramount Domestic TV.
Fox O&O KTTV and Univision flagship KMEX paced the local primetime race in the key adults 18-49 demo during the February sweep, according to Nielsen's just-released demographic ratings breakdown.
Acme Television, the station group headed by WB Network chief Jamie Kellner, has taken the curious step of trading its WB affiliate station in Albuquerque, N.M., for the UPN affil in the market.
Ron Kenan has been upped to prexy of Fox Family Music, overseeing all creative and administration aspects of the music produced for Fox Family Worldwide's kidvid channels.
The manner in which minorities are portrayed on TV will be addressed at an April 12 gathering of the Hollywood Radio & TV Society at the Regent Beverly Wilshire.
In separate deals, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has sold batches of theatrical movies to CBS and the USA Network in their first broadcast windows.
Seattle-based Fisher Broadcasting has tapped syndie biz vet Alan Winters to head its new programming division, Fisher Entertainment.
Looks like "Baywatch" is Australia-bound after a bid to relocate production of the syndie series to Hawaii fell apart Friday at the 11th hour.
CBS is close to a deal to acquire King World Prods. for about $3 billion in stock, sources said Friday, ending the King brothers' long search for a buyer.
Execs from Time Warner's Telepictures Prods. and "The Jenny Jones Show" are headed to a Michigan courtroom today to fight a $50 million lawsuit stemming from the 1995 murder case involving two men…
Universal is poised to re-establish a presence in the domestic TV biz as it wraps up the drawn-out negotiations regarding the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Brillstein-Grey…