UPN has pulled the plug on its Friday drama "Legacy," according to sources, while Fox is preempting its "World's Wildest Police Videos" series for the May sweeps.
David E. Kelley-produced kudo magnets "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice" have struck again, picking up a pair of prestigious Peabody Awards.
Go take on the daytime TV audience: Radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger is close to inking a syndie talkshow deal with Paramount Domestic TV.
Hawaii's governor Ben Cayetano personally beseeched members of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical State Employees to accept wage cuts to get TV show "Baywatch" to move here rather than Australia.
Fox O&O KTTV and Univision flagship KMEX paced the local primetime race in the key adults 18-49 demo during the February sweep, according to Nielsen's just-released demographic ratings breakdown.
Disney Channel has given the go-ahead to three original movies and three original series for its "middle-aged" kids audience (9-11), including two reality series, said Rich Ross, senior VP…
Latino cabler LAPTV, backed by Universal, Paramount, MGM and Fox, is set to roll out a third film network today.
George Washington as a combination of Rambo and G.I. Joe is headed to A&E in Howard Fast's adaptation of his historical novel "The Crossing," starring Jeff Daniels.
Fox and ABC got the biggest premieres and CBS had hoops, but the March 22-28 primetime Nielsens win has gone to NBC thanks to a timely Tuesday-Wednesday rally.
NBC remained ahead of the evening news pack during the first three months of 1999, snagging a Nielsen victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 for the 10th consecutive quarter.