CBS' first-year comedy "Hearts Afire" will take a spring recess after April 5 as the network shifts another frosh sitcom, "Bob," into its Monday slot and schedules the new Shelley Long vehicle, "Good…
George Sunga has been named chairman of the show committee for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 45th annual creative arts awards presentations, the non-televised portion of the Primetime…
"Face Value," playwright David Henry Hwang's critically burned farce, became Broadway's first pre-opening flop of the season Sunday, sending $ 2 million down the drain.
The Seven Network has had to cancel its new high-rated comedy series "The Norman Gunston Show" because its principal actor, Garry McDonald, has had a nervous breakdown.
Mike Clancy has been boosted to exec producer of the weekend editions of NBC's "Today," where he has been a co-producer since Aug. 1.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters is gearing for a surge in the number of attendees and exhibitors at this year's convention in Las Vegas, but program syndicator interest is apparently on the wane.
All-news outlet KFWB-AM has farmed out two of its three sports anchors to an outside company that provides traffic, weather and sports reports to radio stations around the country.
A former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers has sued the band, along with its manager and lawyer, for expelling him without cause and failing to pay his share of royalties.
Elvis is dead, again, this time at Paramount. Elvis Mitchell, that is, who was canned last week after just six months as director of development for defying repeated warnings to stop reviewing movies…
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A Georgia radio station has been fined $ 17,500 by the Federal Communications Commission for failing to maintain a "meaningful management and staff presence" at its main studio.