CBS will introduce four new shows and break up its Saturday morning powerhouse tandem of "Garfield" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" next fall, the web announced at its children's upfront…
Home Shopping Network has been hit with three class-action shareholder lawsuits charging that the TV retailer failed to disclose financial improprieties.
Wharf Cable has signed with U.S.-based General Instrument for a supply of 1 million cable converters.
Germany's SAT 1 just turned interactive. The private web has launched a simple quiz game for viewers who have telephones and TV sets equipped for videotext.
Producer Paul A. Kaufman has entered into a first-look housekeeping deal at New World Entertainment to develop and produce TV movies and series.
MGM Domestic TV Distribution's off-net version of "In the Heat of the Night" has been renewed in 142 markets covering 85% of the country. The series reruns averaged a 3.4 rating during the Nielsen…
Twentieth TV, CBS Entertainment Prods. and Four Point Entertainment are reportedly completing a deal to have Twentieth syndicate a new daytime chatshow hosted by Gotham TV personality Gordon Elliott.
ABC has named Emily Rooney executive producer of "ABC World News Tonight," making her the first woman appointed to head a nightly newscast.
KABC-TV will preempt a rerun of "The Commish" April 26 to make room for two back-to-back episodes of "Homefront."
Fox Broadcasting Co. has taken another step toward fulfilling the pledge to go weekly with its Monday movie in June, acquiring roughly a dozen new theatrical titles, including "The Player" and "The…
Fox Children's Network, the reigning ratings champ with kids, introduced five new programs for its fall lineup to advertisers here -- four of them with well-established name recognition among kids.