The four actors who played the Bailey children in Frank Capra's 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life"-- Karolyn Wilkerson ("Zuzu"), Larry Simms ("Peter"), Carol Mueller ("Janie") and Jimmy Hawkins…
Pacific Telesis Group, joining most of the nation’s other telcos, filed suit to provide video programming to customers in its telephone service area. The suit, filed in federal court in San Jose…
The 5 1/2-hour vintage "I Love Lucy" marathon on KTTV Friday out-performed that day's "Addams Family Marathon" on KCAL-TV as well as the "Twilight Zone" Thanksgiving feast on KTLA.
Foreign-language Oscar winners “Day for Night” (1973) and “Cinema Paradiso” ( 1989) will be screened in a double feature Dec. 17 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn…
Promark TV Syndication is rolling out a firstrun relationship/gameshow project for April titled "Here Comes the Bride," with Lyle Waggoner and his wife , Sharon, hosting from Las Vegas.
Thomas Kane, an 18-year vet of Capital Cities/ABC who has served as the general sales manager of Gotham's WABC-TV for seven years, will take over the vacant general manager post at O&O WPVI in…
The producers of “Bruce Brown’s The Endless Summer II” are Ron Moler and Roger Riddell. Moler’s name was omitted from a Nov. 19 story about the project.
In an effort to boost the show's sampling, NBC will air Paramount's "The Mommies" three times the week of Dec. 6 -- at 8:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday in place of "Blossom" and "Wings" as well as in…
Blues great Albert Collins, “the Master of the Telecaster” and a Grammy Award winner for his distinctive guitar tone, died Nov. 24 after a three-month fight against cancer. He was 61. One of the…
CBS held its own over the holiday weekend to continue its march toward a likely November sweeps win, but NBC enjoyed the biggest ratings feast with its Thanksgiving-night telecast of "Home Alone."