COMEDY CENTRAL may have had the right idea with the presidential debates, running smart-alecky subtitles while the candidates spoke, in an effort to spice up an otherwise drab affair.
With a non-U.S. competitor in the World Series for the first time and the slipper off last year's Cinderella team the Atlanta Braves, the 1992 World Series couldn't have been expected to score as…
ABC has signed country star Billy Ray Cyrus to an agreement to star in two prime time specials and a TV movie, with the first one-hour special to air early next year.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is considering the formation of its own in-house production arm by reactivating a semi-dormantunit known as Fox Square Prods.
Lorimar TV will produce a six-hour miniseries for NBC based on John Updike's Pulitzer Prize-winning quartet of "Rabbit" novels, the parties confirmed.
The Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced nominations for the 1992 Intl. Emmy Awards in the categories of drama, documentary, arts documentary…
A two-day trial starting no earlier than Nov. 23 will decide the fate of the TV rights to more than 1,000 films, currently the subject of a dispute between Thames TV and the ITV network, in alliance…
Cable Positive, the cable industry's AIDS awareness organization, has scheduled two fund-raisers this fall, with proceeds earmarked for ongoing educational and awareness campaigns and to research and…
Buena Vista Television Friday confirmed that it will enter the syndie arena next year with "The Crusaders," a new one-hour weekly advocacy investigative series earmarked for prime time berths.
A woman who claims she was sexually harassed for several years on the set of "General Hospital" has filed a multimillion-dollar suit against the show's former stage manager, who was fired by ABC…
After five years of negotiations, Paramount Pictures Corp. has finally cut a deal to provide its feature films to the Viewer's Choice pay-per-view service starting Jan. 1, 1993.