When KCBS' 11 p.m. news won the Nielsen ratings race four consecutive nights (May 11-14), it was the first time the station had managed to do that (excluding those weeks it followed the Olympics)…
TV veteran Brandon Tartikoff and the Smithsonian Institution are developing a half-hour kids gameshow for CBS' Saturday morning lineup in 1998.
All's quiet before the storm. One week before the launch of Universal's highly anticipated "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," a dearth of high-profile openers sent total ticket sales plummeting to…
"Chicago," the hit Broadway revival musical, ran away with six Drama Desk Awards Sunday night, including best revival of a musical and best actress in a musical for its star, Bebe Neuwirth.
Germany's Deutsche Telecom, Sweden's Telia InfoMedia TeleVision, and Holland's two largest cable operators Casema and Mediakabel have agreed on a digital decoder standard.
King World Prods. is close to finalizing negotiations with veteran TV exec Jules Haimovitz to take over the COO post left open since Stephen W. Palley ankled the company last fall.
ABC has finally pulled the plug on "Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends," the struggling daytime talkshow that's barely a year old.
Paul McCartney may not tour to support the release of "Flaming Pie," his first solo disc in four years, so execs at Capitol Records are leaving no marketing stone unturned in its multimillion dollar…
Agnes Mentre, Amy Israel and Jason Blum have been named as the new triumvirate to head the acquisitions department at Miramax Films after the departure of Trea Hoving.
Son finds closure in deal With a docu nearing completion, a book deal recently inked, a CD-ROM in the works and a treatment for a feature on its way to Hollywood, Nathaniel Lachenmeyer’s “therapy” is…
Rob Morrow and Lance Henriksen have been cast in the leads of the TNT original telepic "The Day Lincoln Was Shot," skedded to lense over the summer and premiere in 1998 on the Turner cablenet.