Bob Newhart has gotten another call -- this one from CBS. His Paramount sitcom "Bob" reportedly will slide into the network's Friday night fall lineup behind the TriStar TV comedy "Good Advice."
Veteran talkshow producer Bonnie Kaplan has temporarily taken over the reins of Twentieth TV's "Bertice Berry Show."
Natalie Merchant, 10,000 Maniacs vocalist and main songwriter, has announced that she is leaving the folk/rock group in favor of a solo career, despite the increasing popularity of the band she…
ABC's "Monday Night Football" is saying goodbye to country and hello to rock , rap and soul. "Monday Night Football" is dumping its three-year opening, featuring Hank Williams Jr. twanging away to…
CHUM Limited's City TV/MuchMusic has forged an alliance with Comedy Central to set up a Canadian version of the American comedy channel.
New World Entertainment announced completion of its agreement to acquire "certain producers, personnel and programs" of Reeves Entertainment -- although Reeves prez Richard S. Reisberg and exec VP…
Denise Stewart was named director of development for Venice-based Barnstorm Films Thursday.
As expected, Sony Corp. of America named Mitchell Cannold veep of new technologies Thursday (Daily Variety, June 10).
Congress' crusade against TV violence has suddenly turned into a Holy War.
Ratings continued strong in daytime during the July 26-30 Nielsen period while ABC kept up the pace in fringe dayparts, winning both the latenight and early-morning races.
Footage of Madonna's only appearance on public-access TV, coverage of the three-day Madonna Expo, and an exclusive look at why the editor of the Madonna fanzine "Justify My Life" broke ranks with the…