According to national Nielsen numbers for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3, Tribune's "Richard Simmons' Dream Maker" and Hamilton's "The Dream Team" have yet to find their audiences as the new season…
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will give its Trustees Award to Time Warner chairman and CEO Gerald M. Levin. Honor will be presented Nov. 3 in New York.
Marmel Entertainment will lay out about $500,000 to produce the "Mrs. World Pageant" on Pax TV Dec. 18. It's the first of three annual two-hour Mrs. World specials for which Pax has signed up.
Hitching a ride in Televisa's commercial slipstream, TV Azteca has announced that it too will increase advertising rates by 40% for the coming year.
Turner Intl., Star TV and Cable & Wireless HKT are among the 10 companies that have applied to the government for new television licenses.
The WB is putting frosh ani laffer "Mission Hill" on hiatus after just two airings -- but the Frog net says it's not giving up on the toon.
New York-based new media company BNNTV.COM has opened a Los Angeles office to manage its West Coast television development and production operations.
Every Alan Freed legend involves one of three images: rock 'n' roll visionary, payola victim, broken man. NBC's attempt to penetrate those superficialities comes out mixed. For once there's more to…
Turner Broadcasting's TBS is crowing about the angelic 5.5 Nielsen rating in cable homes chalked up by the 1996 John Travolta hit "Michael" during its network TV premiere Sunday.
CBS has acquired the upcoming Marilyn Monroe novel "Blonde" by Joyce Carol Oates and made a commitment to a four-hour miniseries, beating out the feature departments at several major studios in the…
Showtime has angered some cable operators by giving their main competitor, DirecTV, the exclusive right to offer the live Showtime cablecast of the Oct. 23 Mike Tyson-Orlin Norris fight to the…