ABC has inked in "The Critic"-- an animated series from James L. Brooks and the producer tandem that's run "The Simpsons" the past two seasons -- as a midseason order for the 1993-94 term.
In a battle between the two giant pay-per-view distributors, Viewer's Choice will expand its service from three to five PPV channels for its 330 cable-system clients on Aug. 2, giving it a six-week…
As the latest example of Hollywood increasingly turning to younger auds and their parents, Republic Pictures Home Video sealed an eight-year licensing agreement with Children's Television Workshop to…
Rysher TPE will try to infuse some additional spark in its first-run roster with "Thunder in Paradise," a new firstrun action hour aimed to premiere in March 1994 starring Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon…
KCOP showed the strongest demographics growth during the May sweeps in the key early fringe and access dayparts, while KNBC-TV's late news benefited from a strong network prime time performance…
Australia's Seven Network has finalized a new minimum guarantee deal with the Walt Disney Co. and its subsids.
SBS, the government-funded multicultural broadcaster, is starting its own national pay-TV service. The operation will come on line -- probably via satellite -- at the same time the main satellite pay…
The ITV network, Britain's main commercial web, bagged two American series at the recent Los Angeles Screenings -- Steven Spielberg's "seaQuest DSV" and Spelling's "Winnetka Road."
David Letterman got a going-away present his last night on NBC: Big ratings. Friday's "Late Night," with guest Tom Hanks and a surprise appearance by Bruce Springsteen, won roughly double Letterman's…
QVC Network Inc. chairman and chief executive Barry Diller said the company planned to redesign its fashion channel, with details expected this summer.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%