Germany's first private regional station bowed Nov. 28. Running on a shoestring budget, the general-programming web 1A Neues Fernsehen fur Berlin und Brandenburg hopes to cash in on regional appeal…
Promark TV Syndication is rolling out a firstrun relationship/gameshow project for April titled "Here Comes the Bride," with Lyle Waggoner and his wife , Sharon, hosting from Las Vegas.
CBS held its own over the holiday weekend to continue its march toward a likely November sweeps win, but NBC enjoyed the biggest ratings feast with its Thanksgiving-night telecast of "Home Alone."
The FCC will continue to enforce regulations against broadcast indecency, but only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., interim FCC chairman James Quello said.
King World's "Les Brown Show" is going on an unscheduled production hiatus beginning today. But the syndicator won't make a decision about canceling the low-rated talkshow until it has an opportunity…
Malofilm Distribution has signed a deal with Showtime Networks Inc. to distribute the cabler's product in the Canadian video and TV market.
Three newcomers look likely to emerge with control in the brave new world of British commercial TV. * * * Malofilm Distribution has inked a Canadian distrib deal with Showtime Networks Inc. * * *…
Warner Bros. is changing its fifth network game plan -- again. The studio, which drastically downscaled its weblet only a few weeks ago to make it more "station-friendly" (Daily Variety, Nov. 16)…
Pat Robertson's International Family Entertainment upped its bid and has started a tender offer for the money-losing Nostalgia Network.
In an effort to boost the show's sampling, NBC will air Paramount's "The Mommies" three times the week of Dec. 6 -- at 8:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday in place of "Blossom" and "Wings" as well as in…