WB's ''Kelly Kelly'' has premiered with disappointing numbers while UPN's ''Love Boat: The Next Wave'' is drifting south a bit in its second week, but with numbers that still easily top UPN's…
Cable's Cartoon Network has amassed a 1998 on-air promotional calendar that the network says totals more than $53 million in media value, brand exposure, cable affiliate participation and ancillary…
The History Channel is revamping its primetime lineup this fall to make room for two original docu series: "Sworn to Secrecy" and "Time Machine."
Disney's syndication arm Buena Vista TV is about to begin selling the second cycle of "Home Improvement" repeats -- a strong indication that next season will be the show's last in network primetime.
Lensing begins this week on a pair of original telefilms earmarked for Lifetime cable: "Love Is Strange," starring Kate Nelligan, Julie Harris and Ron Silver, and "Hobson's Choice," featuring "China…
NBC has fortified its leadership position in primetime Nielsens for the April 13-19 week, apparently having shaken off a "Police Videos" challenge to its Thursday dominance and showing the first…
Starting next year, Italy's Soccer Assn. will increase the price of TV rights to the national soccer clubs' games by 44% to 610 billion lire ($340 million) per season.
Ray Alchin, an Australian TV producer, died Saturday of a heart attack. He was 56.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has quietly dropped the Presidents Award from the annual Primetime Emmy competition, after ATAS prexy Meryl Marshall and her fellow awards committee members…
James F. Critchfield, a longtime radio and TV writer-producer, died April 15 at his home in Venice, Calif., following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 74.
Dan Schneider, the "Head of the Class" alum whose exclusive production pact with Nickelodeon expired March 31, has signed to executive produce the Columbia TriStar TV comedy pilot "Guys Like Us" that…