"The Simpsons' " Halloween special last Thursday scared up the Fox Broadcasting Co. hit's best rating since March, while CBS' "Knots Landing" premiered with a not-so-steamy 12.3 rating, 21 share…
NBC will air a two-hour "Laugh-In's 25th Anniversary Special" during February , featuring clips and appearances by members of the original cast.
Turner Entertainment Networks will pre-empt regularly scheduled programming on TBS and TNT the day after Thanksgiving to stage an all-cartoon marathon alongside Turner's fledgling Cartoon Network…
The Arbitron Co. has expanded its people meter service, the first and only local ratings system to deliver both households and demos on an overnight basis, to both Kansas City, Mo., and Baltimore.
Los Angeles' indie TV stations scrambled this week to clear out the deadwood in their programming lineups.
Another Paramount syndie exec has flown the coop to Twentieth TV.
After numerous production delays and the blowup that resulted in the departure of creator John Kricfalusi from "The Ren & Stimpy Show," a new episode of the animated series will finally air on…
Arthur Kent, former NBC news foreign correspondent nicknamed the "Scud Stud" for his reporting during the Persian Gulf War, launched a $ 25 million missile yesterday aimed at NBC and the offices of…
Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot has purchased a four-hour prime time block on Nostalgia Television on the eve of Tuesday's election, the latest sign that cable TV is receiving a larger…
Lisa Rieffel has reportedly been cast as Emily, the previously unseen daughter on the Disney/Witt-Thomas-Harris series "Empty Nest," filling a void left by the leave-of-absence taken by Kristy…
In the latest sign of the changing dynamics of television, HBO has chosen to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a one-hour special on CBS-TV on Dec. 23.