A survey by Cable Networks Inc. of more than 300 television stations has found that at least 75% are seeking either retransmission consent or some combination of retrans and must-carry in…
Fremantle Intl., the leading supplier of TV gameshows abroad, is continuing a drive to produce local versions of its classic and newly minted gameshows throughout Latin America.
Donna Mills will star in "Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'Remember,' " a four-hour NBC miniseries which will air opposite the baseball playoffs in October. Stephen Collins, Ian Richardson and Claire Bloom…
After seven months of protests, PBS has decided to air Mark Mori and Susan Robinson's Oscar-nominated docu "Building Bombs, the Legacy," which uncovers massive environmental problems related to 40…
NBC will offer early premieres of two of its new fall series -- Tuesday sitcoms "The John Larroquette Show" and "The Second Half"-- and will debut its Thursday sitcom lineup Sept. 16.
Viacom Pictures and Spelling Entertainment have purchased rights to Elmore Leonard's novel "Pronto," to be published by Delacorte in October.
NBC has made a couple of key changes on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" as the sitcom heads into its fourth season -- naming a new exec producer and replacing a cast member who reportedly was unable to…
Park Communications Inc. of Ithaca, N.Y., has bought TV station KALB, an NBC affiliate in Alexandria, La., for an undisclosed price. Sellers were the estate of T.B. Lanford of Shreveport, La.; Bill…
Two King World powerhouses, "Jeopardy!" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show," posted the biggest gains of any top-10 syndie shows during the week ended July 25.
Gotham's WWOR-TV has committed to air a full hour of All American TV's syndie gameshow "Family Feud," 4-5 p.m. starting Sept. 13.
KRON-TV in San Francisco will end its 18-month test of early West Coast primetime and return to the traditional 8-11 p.m. hours beginning Sept. 6, the NBC affiliate announced Wednesday.