KCBS-TV yesterday swapped the canceled "You Bet Your Life" and the recently added strip version of "Emergency Call," providing syndicator Genesis Entertainment with the station's entire 7-8 p.m…
Mia Farrow has bowed out of Columbia Pictures' "Wolf," which started rehearsals yesterday on the Sony Pictures lot, sources confirmed.
Carolco Pictures has bought the sci-fi script "Carnival Earth" from tyro screenwriter Neil Romanek via Circle Talent Agency.
Shock jock Howard Stern received a shock of his own from the Arbitrend ratings unveiled yesterday. His KLSX-FM morning show plunged from first place to fourth in the market, diving a whopping 18% in…
In a surprise move, Judge Judith Chirlin yesterday dropped ICM from the "Boxing Helena" suit, leaving actress Kim Basinger as the sole defendant.
A new German television company, incensed over regulatory inconsistencies, wants to force the European Community to define pornography, a move that could imperil Europe's handful of adult television…
Giant Sand, Five Eight, Tripping Daisy, the Dentists, the Genitorturers, Arthur Alexander and Roky Erickson were among the leading buzz bands of the seventh annual South by Southwest Music & Media…
Continuing prime time's fascination with musical acts in general and rap in particular, TriStar TV has nailed down Hammer for a Fox Broadcasting Co. sitcom pilot.
Despite the networks' preoccupation with attracting younger viewers, producers Fred Silverman and Dean Hargrove keep plugging along with a broad slate of older-skewing programs.
Nominations for the 20th annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be announced March 31 at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Times Mirror Co. is getting into interactive cable television. Its Times Mirror Cable Television unit, the nation's 11th largest, is buying an estimated 5% stake in Insight Telecast Inc., creator of…