Showtime Networks has named Jerry Offsay programming president. Offsay, who was exec VP of ABC Prods., will supervise original programming, program acquisitions, scheduling, business affairs and…
For the sixth consecutive year, Jeff Margolis has been tapped to direct the telecast of the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said Monday.
Warner Bros. Monday renewed "The Jenny Jones Show" for a fourth season beginning in the fall 1994. Citing ratings and demographic growth, WB officials said the syndicated chatshow has received…
Film and television production outfit the Finnegan/Pinchuk Co. -- with three active projects featuring talent like Goldie Hawn, Winona Ryder and Randy Travis -- will open a Gotham branch in the first…
Jackie Mason specializes in politically incorrect humor. And now, he can proclaim it on Broadway.
CBS' 38-year run televising the National Football League is ending, as NBC retained rights to the league's American Football Conference package with an estimated $ 880 million, four-year deal that…
CBS will reportedly move "In the Heat of the Night" into its vacant 9 p.m. Wednesday hour starting Jan. 12, replacing the venerable MGM TV drama with "How'd They Do That?" Thursdays at 8.
Time Warner's Gerald Levin, Sony Corp.'s Michael Schulhof, QVC's Barry Diller and News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch are among the latest industry notables added to the Academy of Television Arts…
King World confirmed Monday that its new Rolonda Watts talkshow will replace the defunct "Les Brown Show" on Jan. 17.
The media coverage of the Michael Jackson investigation -- fueled primarily by the tabloid shows -- is biased and at times racist, according to Shannon F. Reeves, West Coast director of the National…
ABC News prez Roone Arledge will be inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame March 21 at the National Assn. of Broadcasters annual convention.