RAI's radical reform plan unveiled last week concentrates power over the pubcaster's TV drama co-production and acquisitions structure in a new mega-department run by Andrea Melodia.
A committee of Nostalgia Network Inc. directors will support a $ 3 a share, $ 63 million takeover bid from Pat Robertson's Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. under certain unspecified conditions.
Chris-Craft Television is bent on establishing a fifth network with or without its partner Paramount. The station group reportedly will seek to align with another studio if QVC Network chairman Barry…
"Late Show With David Letterman" posted another easy win for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in closing out a November sweeps victory for CBS in latenight, but "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" continues…
Thomas Herwitz, VP and general manager of Fox-owned WTTG-TV, Washington, announced his resignation Thursday to form a company to acquire TV stations.
Thanksgiving week was a turkey for most syndicated series in the midst of the November sweeps, with several major talkshows taking big hits.
NBC reportedly has inked a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and Universal TV extending a 22-episode commitment to a new sci-fi series for next season titled "Earth II."
NBC has picked up "The Jane Whitney Show"-- recently plucked from firstrun syndication by Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution -- as a component of its daytime lineup.
While CBS looks to strengthen other nights, one potential problem again has been forestalled, with Angela Lansbury agreeing to an 11th year of "Murder, She Wrote," the durable centerpiece of the…
ABC has confirmed a 10 p.m. Wednesday time period, as expected (Daily Variety , Dec. 3), for the Columbia Pictures TV drama "Birdland," beginning Jan. 5.