Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
CBS enjoyed a festive weekend with Nancy Kerrigan and the Joanne Woodward-James Garner combo, taking firm control of the February sweeps right from the start. The Eye web dominated the Jan. 31-Feb. 6…
Tapestry Intl., a New York-based TV production-distribution company, has acquired Public Television Intl., a worldwide distributor of U.S. public television programming.
Serious TV violence that occurs on over-the-air TV is found more often on firstrun syndicated shows than network programming, a new study has found.
"Full House" exec producers Dennis Rinsler and Marc Warren have inked a new exclusive long-term agreement with the show's production company, Warner Bros. TV.
CBS News went to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking Justice Harry Blackmun to overturn a South Dakota court's injunction against tonight's episode of "48 Hours."
As expected, Jeffrey Schlesinger will become president of Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution, replacing Michael Jay Solomon, who resigned last week (Daily Variety, Feb. 7) to set up his own company.
The cable industry cried foul at the FCC's 3-0 decision Tuesday to extend the freeze on cable TV rates three months to May 15. Wall Street analysts said the move would continue to depress cable…
"Babylon 5," the latest addition to Warner Bros.' Prime Time Entertainment Network, saw its ratings dip slightly but still posted solid numbers in its second week.
Fingerhut Companies Inc. will join Viacom Inc. in its experiment with home shopping on its MTV, VH1 and Nick at Nite cable nets, the companies said Tuesday.