Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf ("Law & Order," "New York Undercover") will be honored with the 1997 TV Showmanship Award at the 35th annual Publicists Guild of America Awards Luncheon set for March…
Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Extra" has earned a vote of confidence from six major-market NBC O&Os, which have renewed the access strip through the 1999-2000 season.
Continuing to make inroads on the broadcast webs, basic cable networks generated their best primetime ratings performance ever on the night of Dec. 29, posting a combined 27.2 rating/47 share as 22…
James K. Shimokawa, father of TV director Gary Shimokawa, died Saturday of natural causes in Encino. He was 89.
Continuing along his restructuring road, CNN News Group chairman Tom Johnson on Monday tapped new heads of both CNN Intl. and CNN en Espanol.
Warner Bros. Domestic Pay-TV, Cable & Network Features makes its first foray into Hispanic TV production with the premiere Saturday of the weekly music magazine series "Tu Ritmo Presentado Por AT&T"…
The new management team at the ITV network unveiled Monday its manifesto to reverse the web's ratings decline by a substantial rejuvenation of its programming.
Speculation is growing in France that the country's two main digital platforms, Canal Plus' Canal Satellite and rival Television Par Satellite (TPS), are considering joining forces.
Clarence W. Sheiffele, father of Rob Sheiffele, a senior segment producer for "Entertainment Tonight," died Dec. 17 at his home in New Haven, Conn., following a brief illness. He was 76.
The fallout from Fox Kids Worldwide's $1.9 billion takeover of Intl. Family Entertainment continued Monday with the exit of Fox Family Channel VP of programming Steve Leon and the shifting of…
Latenight syndie strips "Vibe" and "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" have a new lease on life. Columbia TriStar TV Distribution and Buena Vista Television confirmed Monday that they have clinched…