Time Warner's Gerald Levin declared Monday that the rule that led TW to pull six ABC-owned TV stations off cable for 39 hours last week "is bad public policy, and we aim to change it."
Larry Perret, the news director behind the KCBS series of reports that prompted the Health Dept. inspection of California restaurants, has joined KCOP Los Angeles as news director.
Talk TV veteran Stuart Krasnow, former exec producer for the recently axed syndie yakker "The Martin Short Show," has signed an exclusive overall development deal with NBC Studios.
Universal Worldwide Television has sold movie package List of a Lifetime 5, featuring such pics as "The Deer Hunter," "American Graffiti" and "Field of Dreams," to Tribune Station Group.
A deal is imminent under which Sony's Columbia Pictures will pony up low against mid-six figures for former "Malcolm in the Middle" supervising producers Jack Amiel and Mike Begler's spec "Life…
Fox's Health Network will re-launch as WebMD Television this fall, the net announced at the National Cable TV Assn. convention.
Auds are making a practice out of watching ABC on Sunday, and it's not just for its gameshow.
Microsoft unveiled Monday a broad slate of agreements with interactive TV companies, pushing the software developer into the forefront of developing technologies for enhanced television.
Give ABC credit: The Alphabet's decision to run an extra 8 minutes of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Thursday night looked like a dose of calculated, crafty strategy.
VH1 has acquired early windows to four music-fueled network telepics, with plans to air them this summer as part of a summerlong festival of "Movies That Rock."
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Scandal1Rating: 3.4 Share: 10 Viewers (Millions): 10.5 Network: ABC
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The Big Bang Theory, -r2Rating: 2.6 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 10.8 Network: CBS
Grey's Anatomy3Rating: 2.5 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 8.1 Network: ABC