A Washington Post story Thursday, suggesting that the cable TV industry is deliberately planning to thwart Congress and the FCC's plan to roll back cable rates, prompted angry industry rebuttals.
Warner Bros.' "Love Connection" will land on KCBS-TV Monday, four months ahead of schedule and in the midst of the May sweeps.
After several announced false starts regarding KGB-related television projects, NBC will make it onto the air with a two-hour special on the former Soviet Union's secret police May 25 -- the final…
Eddie Murphy will host the second annual MTV Movie Awards, set to air June 9 from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank.
"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" posted its best results since the February sweeps at the start of the May survey, according to daytime and fringe ratings for the April 26-30 Nielsen week.
Pubcaster RTVE has submitted an official bid for two national DBS channels and two Latin American channels on Spanish satellite Hispasat.
NBC hastily yanked promotional spots Thursday for a "Cheers" episode about a postal carrier thought to have killed his mother -- a plot eerily similar to a real-life slaying the same day.
"Prime Story," the nascent NBC prime time newsmagazine show, has two new anchors -- Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric. In addition, the show has a new executive producer, Jeff Zucker, trading places with…
As ABC executives huddle in New York to put the final touches on their fall schedule, they've been getting an unusual amount of third-party arm-twisting regarding an existing comedy -- the…
Dick Clark, John Chancellor, Phil Donahue, Bob Newhart, Agnes Nixon and Jack Webb will join the late Mark Goodson as this year's inductees in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' TV Hall of…
The future world of 500 channels threatens to dilute both programming standards and quality without vigilance and cooperation by the television industry, CBS/Broadcast Group president Howard Stringer…