In a whopper of a win for the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting Co., a Chicago court yesterday rejected new financial interest and syndication rules adopted by the Federal Communications…
KCBS-TV confirmed yesterday it has licensed MTM Distribution's off-net, re-edited half-hour strip version of "Rescue 911" for next fall.
"It scared the s--t out of me, when Frank Sinatra announced that there would be no autobiography of his life. The television show would be it," recalls William Mastrosimone, the playwright credited…
Citing poor business conditions, Rainbow Programming Holdings will fold its three-year-old SportsChannel Los Angeles at the end of the year.
Marking the continued demise of new weekend series, ABC has crossed out the Saturday hours "Covington Cross" and "Crossroads" and will replace them with repeat "Columbo" telefilms from 8-10 p.m…
Befitting Tuesday's election of the first baby boomer president, MTV will hold "The Pre-Inaugural Rock 'N' Roll Ball" on Jan. 19, a day before Bill Clinton takes office.
Ratings for TNT's nine 1992 National Football League contests generated an average 6.9/10.5, up 8% from last season's 6.4/10.
Responding to concerns from affiliates, NBC will flop the low-rated 10 p.m. drama "I'll Fly Away" with its "Perry Mason" movies during the rest of the November sweeps, shooing "Fly" up to 8 p.m.
Paramount's "Star Trek: The Next Generation" made ratings history in the Nielsen national syndie barter rankings for the week ended Oct. 25.
ABC News reporter Gary Shepard, who was savagely beaten by a robber at his remote home, was in fair condition yesterday as he recovered from surgery to repair his fractured skull.
The Arts & Entertainment Network yesterday became the latest to join Turner Broadcasting's lawsuit challenging the recently enacted cable reregulation legislation on the grounds that certain…