The audience fragmentation that will follow cable systems' expansion to hundreds of channels could spell disaster for expensive new TV series, broadcast exex said yesterday.
Jim Packer has been named to fill the Buena Vista Television post left vacant by Rick Jacobson, who was recently appointed prexy of Viacom's syndie wing.
RHI Entertainment has acquired rights to former Laker superstar Magic Johnson's autobiography and will produce the project as a four-hour miniseries for ABC.
CBS Sunday prime time wins 56 half-hours The Eye Web has gone seven weeks straight without losing a single half-hour in Sunday prime time. In that span, none of the movies or telefilms in CBS' Sunday…
Top-rated CBS will target Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with its development for next fall, which includes eight pilots -- or roughly a third of those presented to visiting advertisers…
Outspoken talkshow host Morton Downey Jr. is taking another shot at the syndication market with "Downey," a new daily half-hour topical talk program currently in production to begin airing the first…
Stephen J. Cannell Prods. has apparently headed off a Chrysler Corp. lawsuit by changing the name of its new syndicated Michael Dudikoff series from "Viper" to "Cobra."
CBS has survived the early rounds of college basketball's NCAA Championship Tournament without losing its seven-week prime time Nielsens winning streak, jamming the competition to dominate the March…
One week before the Federal Communications Commission makes final rulings on fin-syn and the 1992 Cable Act, Commissioner James Quello lobbied hard for broadcast TV interests.
WCBS-TV walked off with the most awards yesterday at the 36th annual local Emmy Awards presented by the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
THE MUSEUM OF TELEVISION and Radio just concluded its 10th annual Los Angeles television festival, which often consists of stars and producers from great old TV series sitting around reminiscing…