A three-day exhibition match pitting man vs. machine has boosted syndicated gameshow giant "Jeopardy" to its best ratings in years.
(Here’s the link to part one if you’re just joining us.) AUGUST Hal Fishman, 75, news anchor who was a fixture of L.A.’s airwaves for 40 years, primarily on KTLA-TV. Fishman was known for his…
What a career. Band singer, actor, talkshow mogul, gameshow creator, hotel owner and general man about town. Merv Griffin, who died Sunday at 82, was sui generis, and will be missed. (For all the…
Lack of coin has put the future of the Ingmar Bergman archive in jeopardy, just a few days after the multihyphenate's death.
The category: TV biz events. The clue: King World fields 100,000 ticket requests to the festivities at Gotham's Radio City Music Hall March 26. The answer: What is the 4,000th episode taping of hit…
Sony Pictures Entertainment asked a California court to throw out the agreement that has allowed King World Prods. to continue distributing "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!," the Sony-owned shows…
Merv Griffin Enterprises has hired public relations firm the Lippin Group to wage a campaign to clear the air regarding recent allegations that "Jeopardy!" somehow slanted program categories to favor…
The misadventures that befall a family of three vacationing at an isolated coast section of Lower California have been put together in an unpretentious, tightly-drawn suspense melodrama.