United Television, a subsidiary of UPN co-owner Chris-Craft Industries, has struck a deal with HSN's Silver King Broadcasting to buy Silver King's UHF TV station in Baltimore for a hefty $80 million.
When Lowell (Bud) Paxson, chairman of Paxson Communications, announces the details of his seventh broadcast network made up of family-oriented-series reruns on Nov. 18, his TV stations, which now…
After three months in the latenight trenches, freshman syndie strips "Vibe" and "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" both have ratings to crow about this week.
Stephen J. Sass has been named senior vice president of business affairs for NBC Studios.
UPN has divided its programming department into current and development teams and has hired new execs in both areas.
ABC on Wednesday took the unusual step of picking up its Saturday David E. Kelley legal drama "The Practice" through the 1998-1999 season. Sources said the web also has locked in the sophomore TGIF…
NBC is close to ordering six more episodes of "When Bloopers Attack" from Dick Clark Prods., after the special gave the Peacock its best Wednesday 8-9 p.m. performance this season, aside from the…
Debbie Allen has inked to direct a Children's Television Workshop-produced half-hour special examining the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that's skedded for a Feb. 7 premiere on the Disney…
Universal is mulling whether to lodge a complaint with EU cartel authorities over the planned pay-TV alliance of German media giants Bertelsmann and Kirch.
On today's "Oprah Winfrey Show," watch for those fake eyelashes to finally come off.
Newly installed Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Powell signaled Wednesday that he does not share the enthusiasm of some of his colleagues when it comes to taking action against hard…