Billy Graham helped put a damper on CBS' so-called "halo effect" from the Winter Olympics as ABC survived a furious weekend assault by the Eye network to take Nielsen gold for the March 7-13 week.
France's television regulatory body CSA is to take over license renewal negotiations with pay TV giant Canal Plus from the government-appointed negotiator Jacques Friedmann.
CBS has confirmed plans to bring "Late Show With David Letterman" to Los Angeles the week of May 9-13, as reported (Daily Variety, Jan. 31).
Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX-TV New York has struck a deal with Columbia TriStar Television Distribution for reruns of the NBC hit "Seinfeld" at a price between $ 140,000 and $ 150,000 per week, or $…
With "Schindler's List" and "The Piano" predictably nabbing the premier Writers Guild of America awards Sunday night (Daily Variety, March 14), guests at the A-list bash had to find their fun in the…
CBS has resurrected its television network division and elevated Peter Lund to president, in effect making him the No. 3 man in the company behind CBS chairman/chief executive Laurence Tisch and…
Total TV advertising revenue jumped 9.6% to $ A1.8 billion ($ 1.35 billion) in fiscal 1992-93, according to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Authority.
Edgar Scherick is among a handful of producers vying for the rights to produce a TV movie about figure skating gold medalist Oksana Baiul for CBS. Contrary to what was reported Monday, a final…