Will Oprah take a dose of Oxygen? Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Prods. is in the early stages of talks to provide programming for Oxygen, the new femme-oriented cabler in the works from Geraldine Laybourne’s…
Oprah Winfrey has taken her lumps from TV critics this season for her talkshow's emphasis on self-help, spirituality and "empowerment" topics, but viewers aren't nearly as turned off by the "Change…
Steve Lange has exited his post as co-exec producer of Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Extra."
Rupert Murdoch's FX has outbid Comedy Central for the cable-TV rights to Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's "Married ... With Children" for a four-year license term, beginning in September 1999.
"Total Recall 2070," the TV spinoff of the hit 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner, will bow on the Showtime pay cabler in March and will segue to the first-run syndie broadcast arena in January 2000.
Here come "Little Rascals" knickknacks: King World Prods. is jump-starting its licensing and merchandising efforts with the appointment of Kevin Allyn as prexy of the division.
In a further expansion of the jurisdiction of TV gavelers, "Divorce Court" is going into session next year on the 22 Fox-owned stations.
New Line Television has added two new L.A.-based production execs to oversee its growing slate of series and made-fors.
Talk radio maven Michael Jackson is in negotiations with CBS's radio wing to become the centerpiece of a new talkshow lineup in the works for the Eye's oldies outlet KRLA-AM.
Mel Karmazin and Rupert Murdoch are on the same wavelength when it comes to advertising sales. CBS and Fox Family Worldwide are trying to make it easier for advertisers to spend money by streamlining…
Michael Jackson, the erudite dean of talk radio, has ankled his weekend hosting gig at KABC-AM and is poised to set up shop at another L.A. radio outlet.