MCA TV Tuesday greenlighted production on two new firstrun syndicated strips: Brandon Tartikoff's satirical latenight series "Last Call" and daytime talker "The Suzanne Somers Show."
NBC will shuffle its Tuesday comedy block again next month, moving the Disney sitcom "The Good Life" to 8 p.m. and bringing back Castle Rock's "The Second Half" to round out the hour.
Steven Spielberg will be honored with a special tribute on the 20th annual “People’s Choice Awards” telecast, to air March 8 on CBS. Three Spielberg pix –“Jaws,””Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “E.T…
Michael Lambert is head of Station Partners Group. His affiliation was incorrect in Tuesday’s story about Ellis Communications’ acquisition of Raycom Inc.
Tom Hanks, who is a leading actor nominee this year, has joined the list of presenters at the 66th Academy Awards show, being produced by Gilbert Cates.
Cable TV operators crying foul over further FCC price rollbacks can take this for solace: Had chairman Reed Hundt had his way, it would have been worse.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. posted lower third-quarter earnings and revenues as consumer demand for its gadgets continued to wane and a strong yen kept its products too expensive in overseas…
In retirement-related staff changes, Walt Disney World upped Bruce Laval to executive VP of Walt Disney World theme parks, replacing Bob Matheison; Linda Warren to senior VP, Epcot, with…
A controversial New Yorker magazine article claims Columbia Pictures' "Last Action Hero" could rank as a bigger loss than United Artists' "Heaven's Gate," but a Sony Pictures Entertainment spokesman…
Independent station WABU-TV Boston will carry "CBS This Morning" starting Feb. 28.
The William Morris Agency announced Tuesday that after a year and a half of powwows, it has made an overall deal to represent the nation's second-largest theme park operator, Busch Entertainment…