PBS' long-running science documentary television series NOVA will serve as host to the 1998 World Congress of Science Producers, now in its sixth year and held for the first time in the U.S.
It's 500 weeks and counting as CBS turned in another first-place ratings performance in daytime Thursday.
Freshman gaveler "Judge Mills Lane" took a double-digit ratings jump in the week ended Oct. 11, according to Nielsen's latest national syndie ratings report.
Aside from his troubled satellite foray in the U.S., Rupert Murdoch usually displays a sure touch in the pay TV business, but Indonesia continues to bleed News Corp.'s coffers.
Japan's Ministry of Post and Telecommunications will grant broadcast licenses to six companies to send high-definition programming via satellite starting in 2000.
Lauren Holly, last seen on the small screen in "Picket Fences," is returning to the venue -- at least as a writer.
Jonathan Wald has been upped to senior broadcast producer for "NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw," while Ben Sherwood has been named senior producer of the newscast.
Columbia TriStar Television has inked a one-year development deal with actor/comedian Bernie Mac. As part of the deal, Mac will produce and star in his own half-hour sitcom for the fall 1999 season…
Actor and avid golfer Samuel L. Jackson has been signed to host the "1999 ESPY Awards," the seventh annual ESPN gala honoring excellence in sports.
The first two pics produced by Montreal-based TVA Intl. for the Fox Family Channel have wrapped production and are set to air on the U.S. cable network.
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
Big Brother1Rating: 2.3 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.8 Network: CBS
America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent2Rating: 1.8 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 9.3 Network: NBC
Modern Family, -r
Modern Family, -r3Rating: 1.0 Share: 5 Viewers (Millions): 4.4 Network: ABC