Former "Cheers" co-stars John Ratzenberger and George Wendt have joined the presenter roster for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Wendt received six nominations for the series, while…
PaineWebber Inc. Thursday lowered its share rating of CBS Inc. to "neutral" from "attractive."
Jones Intercable Inc. said Thursday that it believes new benchmark cable rate regulations by the Federal Communications Commission will require the company to reduce rates for certain regulated…
Bill Paxton will play a used-car salesman in James Cameron's "True Lies," which is in production. Paxton just completed production on "Tombstone," which is skedded for a Dec. 17 release from Buena…
ABC will launch its in-house comedy/variety series "The Paula Poundstone Show" at 10 p.m. Oct. 30 behind "The Twins Halloween Caper," a made-for-TV, Halloween-themed movie starring "Full House" twins…
Leading French network TF1 has the greenlight to broadcast in Belgium while carrying advertising specifically targeting the local population.
A few days after alleged madam Heidi Fleiss stole the media spotlight from more than a dozen celebrities at the Comedy Hall of Fame taping, inquiring minds want to know: Will she figure into the…
The E.W. Scripps Co. has become the latest network-affiliated station group to take on the webs. Scripps is launching a full-fledged Hollywood TV and film production company that will create fare to…
Warner Bros. has completed the process of combining network production units Lorimar and Warner Bros. TV, resulting in the departure of about two dozen of the latter's estimated 100 employees.
Sally Jessy Raphael has signed a new five-year contract with Multimedia Inc. worth $ 25 million; the deal carries her successful syndicated talkshow through the 1997-98 TV season.
Wall Street is waking up to David Letterman. Media analysts credited the Eye Web's new latenight talkshow host for an incredible $ 19-a-share surge in CBS stock on Wednesday.