Touchstone TV has inked an exclusive three-year overall deal with film producer Robert Simonds ("The Wedding Singer").
Miss America, your ratings tiara is slipping. Saturday's "Miss America Pageant" on ABC attracted a 10.3/18 in Nielsen's 40 metered markets, repping a steep 20% decline from last year's overnights.
CBS' syndie arm, Eyemark Entertainment, is developing a talkshow strip with syndicated radio shrink Dr. Joy Browne. Insiders say the show has been in the works for some time and could be officially…
E! prexy search begins NEW YORK — Who will succeed Lee Masters as president and CEO of E! Entertainment TV? Masters resigned Sept. 15, and speculation about his replacement has become Hollywood’s…
"Hollywood Squares" is happening for the CBS O&Os. The syndie gameshow revival from King World Prods., which bowed Sept. 14, is so far pulling solid Nielsen numbers for the 11 major market Eye O&Os…
Fox won the Wednesday, Sept. 16 primetime Nielsens in adults 18-49 and 8-10 p.m. in households, despite the lowest-rated ''Beverly Hills, 90210'' premiere in eight years. That ''90210'' drop may…
Only days after taking over as acting head of Russia's Channel 1 ORT, Director General Igor Shabdurasulov faces a challenge from Russia's parliament, the Duma, which is threatening to effectively…
"The X-Files" creator Chris Carter has inked an exclusive development and production deal with 20th Century Fox TV, which includes a first-look feature component and calls for him to develop at least…
Bleeps or no bleeps, the smattering of salty language heard on Roseanne's new talker was too much for its affiliate station in Paducah, Ky., which has yanked the show off the air after just two days.
Pink slips will begin going out at NBC today as the Peacock starts to cut as many as 300 jobs from its payroll.
Despite a full-tilt charge up the Nielsen syndie chart by Jerry Springer, Oprah Winfrey retained the talk-show crown for the September-to-September 1997-98 syndie season.