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.
Form held across the board in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for the week of Oct. 19-23, as NBC's "Today" won a narrow victory while CBS notched daytime and Saturday-morning wins.
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.
Twentieth Television has reportedly passed on an offer from NBC to buy its new "Bertice Berry" talker for the Peacock web's daytime sked, choosing instead to license the fall 1993 strip to the seven…
Producers Bram Roos and Michael Christy have squared a production pact with ABC Video and Zweite Deutsche Fernsehen (ZDF, Germany's major network) for TV movie on Russia's first-known serial killer…
Showtime Event Television's public dispute with TVKO/HBO over conflicting boxing matches scheduled for the same evening ended yesterday with SET pulling the plug on its Dec. 5 pay-per-view card.