Pearson Television has appointed a new senior management team to run its domestic TV operation in the wake of its buyout of syndie indie All American Communications.
United Video Satellite Group, the new parent company of TV Guide, has made a $2.8 billion cash offer to acquire Gemstar Intl. Group, the Pasadena-based high-tech firm that distributes electronic TV…
Lou Dennig has been named veepee of programming for Paramount Domestic Television.
Never underestimate the staying power of a cult TV show. Case in point: "Northern Exposure," the critically lauded dramedy that aired on CBS from 1990-95.
Will Howard Stern be to Magic Johnson what Hugh Grant was to Jay Leno a few years back? Stern's July 2 appearance on "The Magic Hour" certainly gave the latenight talkshow a much-needed ratings…
Pubcaster KCET Los Angeles is mounting a bid this week to become a much more relevant player in this company town. KCET prexy and CEO Al Jerome is hitting the fundraising trail with a demo reel for a…
This just in: "NewsRadio" has been cleared for rerun broadcasts this fall on more than 100 stations covering 75% of U.S. TV households.
Revving up a diverse talkshow development slate for 1999, Warner Bros.' Telepictures Prods. has closed syndie development deals with Joan Lunden and "Living Single" alum Queen Latifah.
Daytime syndie talkshows took a Nielsen nose dive in the week ended June 21.
"The Magic Hour" is due for an assist tonight from Fartman's alter ego, aka Howard Stern.