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…
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…
PaineWebber Inc. Thursday lowered its share rating of CBS Inc. to "neutral" from "attractive."
Barry Diller's QVC Network has confirmed a deal with former Fox News prez Stephen Chao to create shows and products for Q2 -- its newly announced shopping/programming service -- as well as act as a…
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. has turned the page on another use for the cartoon characters it owns as a result of its acquisition of Hanna-Barbera.
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.
Despite a spate a scandals to titilate the tabloids, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" suffered a setback in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the week ended Aug. 22.
The Reed Midem Organization has named CLT president Gaston Thorn its Mipcom Man of the Year.
ABC affiliates will get a second look this week at the controversial drama series "NYPD Blue," with the second episode and revised pilot (minus 15 seconds in a sex scene) being fed to stations…