The start of the new year has given CBS the boost it needed to snap a three-week ABC winning streak and grab the Dec. 27-Jan. 2 primetime Nielsens week.
The first full-scale nationwide AIDS-awareness campaign by country-music artists will be launched this month featuring 46 of the genre's best-known stars using print, TV and radio ads to get its…
MCA TV has cleared its new syndicated fall talkshow with Suzanne Somers on New York station WCBS-TV’s daytime schedule. * * * William Devane will host “Secrets Revealed,” a Dave Bell Prods. special…
Emily Rooney has been fired as executive producer of "ABC World News Tonight" after a stormy seven-month reign. Her replacement is "PrimeTime Live" executive producer Rick Kaplan, who takes charge of…
Amid reports that Howard Stern is no longer in the running for the Fox latenight slot, affiliates say they want the 11 p.m.-midnight hour back temporarily until the weblet can find a permanent…
Decker Anstrom, who's served as acting president of the National Cable Television Assn. since July, will be tapped to fill the prexy post on a permanent basis today, according to industry sources.
The Orange Bowl, NBC's primetime national championship showdown between Nebraska and Florida State, scored an 18.9 rating/32 share New Year's Day.
Facing clear Nielsen evidence that their primetime ratings have flattened, ad-supported cable networks are scrambling to attract more viewers.
The British government has launched a review of U.K. media ownership laws that could make it easier for newspaper owners to enter commercial television.
If there's one man in television who believes that necessity is the mother of invention it's Bob Wright. After riding out the most tumultuous years in his rocky seven-year tenure, the NBC chairman…