The KTTV morning newsmagazine "Good Day L.A." beat KTLA's perennial market leader "The KTLA Morning News" in the household ratings for the first time for the week ended Friday, tallying a 2.9…
The wheels of justice are turning too slowly for the distributor of "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" Arguing that it needs to move quickly to get a new gameshow strip on the air in fall 1998, King…
Canada's principal pool of production money, the Canada Television and Cable Production Fund, has exhausted the entire C$82 million ($59.9 million) budget of its license fee program.
Japan's Fuji Television Network will be honored Sept. 15 for its global achievements by the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a black-tie event at the Gotham's…
ABC has tapped Marisa Tomei to star in the two-hour movie "National Geographic Presents: Reflections of Eden" for next season.
Veteran Canadian feature-film producer Prods. La Fete is moving into the TV arena in a big way with the lensing of "Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City," which is currently shooting in Montreal.
Channel 5, the terrestrial TV channel that launched last spring, is placing advertising promoting itself on the ITV network, the U.K.'s biggest commercial net and C5's key rival.
NBC anchor Brian Williams has extended his contract for two more years, to 2002, in a deal announced Friday, a day after the network reupped "Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw.
Showtime's the Movie Channel has agreed to buy six more movies based on romance novels published by Harlequin Enterprises from producer Alliance Communications.
For Tracey Ullman and Allan McKeown, small is beautiful. The enterprising pair, partners in TV production as well as life, have decided not to pursue a new TV deal for Ullman after holding informal…
The White House is warning Republicans that it has "serious problems" with a pending budget bill that hands broadcasters a multibillion-dollar slice of airwaves for free, while also loosening the…