James Cameron's "Titanic" continued to solidify its hold on the mass American audience, racking up a humongous 18.3 rating in HBO homes during its premiere pay TV run on HBO Saturday.
FROM MIP TVJust one day after canceling its long-running soap "Another World," NBC used the Mip TV trade show in Cannes to unveil its replacement, "Passions," to the international market.
Michael McKean, who played Lenny on "Laverne & Shirley," has been cast as the lead in the NBC drama pilot "Masters of Horror & Suspense" from the Jim Henson Co.
South Africa's audio-video regulatory authority, the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), has ruled that television programs depicting excessive violence, especially against women, may not be…
With the updated "Scared Straight! 20 Years Later" set to preem Thursday on UPN, Arnold Shapiro Prods. is at work on a new installment of the Oscar-winning 1978 docu, "Scared Straight! '99," to bow…
NBC is killing sudser "Another World" after 35 years as part of an effort to get more affils to carry the Peacock's daytime programming in-pattern.
Fox's "The Family Guy'' is off to a good start in its enviable Sunday timeslot, hammocked between "The Simpsons'' and "The X-Files,'' though "Guy'' didn't quite measure up to the standards set during…
Syndie queen Whoopie Goldberg, TV's normally jovial center "Square," opened Monday afternoon's "Minorities in the Media" panel discussion with the cold, hard facts: "Black folks watch more TV than…
UPN's new Disney-produced kidvid program block will launch Sept. 6 under the umbrella title of "Disney's Whomptastic."
Pax TV has unveiled the first of its original shows for the fall, the primetime family drama "Hope Island," a co-prod with Canada's Lions Gate TV.
ESPN's new 24-hour-a-day cable networks, ESPN Now and ESPN Extra, will kick off in September as part of a deal with John Malone's HITS (Headend in the Sky) to create an eight-channel digital tier of…