The ITV web has reordered Aussie soap "Home and Away" for another three years at a price of T20 million ($ 35 million), believed to be one of the most expensive deals ever for an imported show on…
"Busted," Fox Television Stations Prods.' new candidate for the syndie strip arena, got off to a respectable start Monday in its regular 5:30-6 p.m. slot on KTTV.
ONE THING'S FOR CERTAIN: If Sunday's debate was a prototype for a prime time series, the Disneys and Lorimars of the world wouldn't line up to sign deals with George Bush or Bill Clinton.
With CBS sacrificing most of its week to baseball-playoff coverage, ABC has stolen the prime time Nielsens lead for the Oct. 5-11 period.
Cable TV pioneer Bill Daniels filed suit yesterday to have the retransmission consent/must-carry provision of the new cable law declared unconstitutional.
Republic Pictures Domestic Distribution will delve into its library of films, telepix and specials to roll out an unusually large number of syndie barter packages in the 1993-94 TV season.
In a significant deal for King World, WCBS-TV in New York has licensed the syndicator's new fall 1993 magazine strip "American Journal" under a multitier deal.
CBS has given a back-nine episode order to "Bob," the new Bob Newhart sitcom from Paramount Network TV, making it the first new series officially picked up by the network for a full 22 episodes.
Alexander Johnson, who most recently served as a correspondent on Tribune's defunct Geraldo Rivera strip "Now It Can Be Told," has joined Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" as a correspondent.
NBC has confirmed plans to air "Perry Mason" telefilms from 8-10 p.m. Fridays through the November sweeps, as reported (Daily Variety, Oct. 13), as well as a double-pump airing of "The Hard Way"--a…
The Far East is the flavor of the month in the international television business.