When Fox Broadcasting Co. nettled Hollywood residents by paying to have the Hollywood sign read "Fox" in advance of its 1987 primetime premiere, it set the tone for a program service that has taken…
It was Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive" in a walk to the top of the charts as the powerhouse thriller charged to $17.3 million over the four-day Labor Day weekend.
When Barry Diller was at Paramount before taking over Fox, he had the notion of developing a new TV version of "Star Trek," but it didn't get off the ground.
Viacom has confirmed the appointment of Perry Simon to the newly created post of president, Viacom Television, West Coast, overseeing all network TV production for the Viacom Entertainment Group.
Jamie Kellner, who was president and chief operating officer of Fox Broadcasting Co. from 1986 through 1992, is the man who put together the Fourth Network's chain of 140 affiliates.
"Nightline" won the last week of the pre-Letterman era in latenight, edging "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in Nielsen daytime and fringe results for Aug. 23-27.
Jeffrey Weiss has joined Genesis Entertainment as senior VP of business and legal affairs. He comes from Group W Prods., where he served as veepee of biz affairs.
Fresh off a monthlong recess, Congress returns to the fray today and is expected to jump-start the anti-TV violence bandwagon.
While CBS fumes over the number of its affiliate stations that refuse to clear its new "Late Show with David Letterman" at 11:35 p.m. weekdays, the Fox Broadcasting Co. is confident that all but six…
"The Face of Tutankhamun" garnered the highest ratings in the history of the Arts & Entertainment network, with the first two hours each reaching more than 2 .3 million viewers in cumulative airings.
French weblet M6, which reported its first ever profits last year, will open its shares to the public next year by being quoted on the Paris stock exchange, according to network president Jean…