NBC's cancellation of its Monday movie may eventually pay off, but it will force preemptions of series during sweeps to accommodate the network's miniseries.
Rudolf-Markus Reischl, managing director of German commercial broadcaster RTL2, will ankle his post at the station when his contract expires on June 30.
KABC anchor Lisa McRee’s name was misspelled in a headline and story Monday on “Hip Pop,” an ABC News pilot.
Scandinavian Broadcasting System (SBS) moved to calm investor frustration with the addition of new investors and a restructuring of the group's management, amid a first-quarter earnings report…
CBS left NBC, ABC and Fox sleeping with the fishes Sunday night when part one of its three-night mob miniseries "Mario Puzo's The Last Don" blew away the Nielsen competition with an overnight 18.5…
NBC has officially unveiled an "aggressive" new fall schedule that drops its Monday movie, moves hit "3rd Rock From the Sun" to anchor Wednesday's sitcom lineup and adds a fourth primetime news hour.
News Corp.'s sat-TV joint venture with EchoStar Communications Corp. moved one step closer to collapse Friday when the sat-TV operator went to court to try and squeeze $200 million out of the media…
Nickelodeon has formed an exclusive partnership with software publisher Broderbund. The two companies will team on a CD-ROM product line based on Nick's "Rugrats" TV series. The discs are slated to…
Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti will convene Friday the first meeting of the industry oversight board, which is supposed to resolve disputes between networks over the new…
An odd mixture of the '40s and the '90s, this adaptation of an Astrid Lindgren kid tome tries to appeal to both children and adults and doesn't fully succeed on either count. A dubbed version…
While no one will ever mistake "The Last Don" for that other Mario Puzo creation, "The Godfather," this three-night mob opera is not without its share of passion and poignancy, as well as just the…