NBC will funnel theatrical movies to Sunday afternoons during the fourth quarter of 1998 in an effort to replace the American Football Conference games that the network lost to CBS in a bidding war…
The PBS docu series "Frontline" grabbed the top award at Wednesday night's 56th annual Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Journalism Awards -- known as the "Pulitzers of broadcast journalism."
NBC may be losing "Seinfeld" and football, but the network has stepped up in a massive way to keep TV's top-rated series "ER."
"Vibe" is moving from 11 p.m. to 11: 30 p.m. on UPN O&O KCOP Los Angeles as of Jan. 19. KCOP plans to slot reruns of "Mad About You" at 11 p.m. in an effort to give Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's…
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.
"Seinfeld" isn't gone yet and NBC is still No. 1. After weeks of speculation about where NBC will find itself next season when "Seinfeld" leaves the schedule, the Peacock demonstrated in Jan. 5-11…
SANTIAGO — Mexico’s TV Azteca has completed a $10.3 million, 75% purchase of low-ranked Chilean broadcaster La Red (Canal 4) from newspaper group Copesa. First announced last December (Daily Variety…
Fox wheeled out its top brass Tuesday to dispel speculation that the News Corp.-owned company plans to kill its Fox Kids Network and use the newly acquired Fox Family Channel as its primary kids…
Telefe Intl., the distribution arm of Argentina's leading broadcaster, has signed a distribution deal with No. 2 Brazilian net SBT.
For the first time in a decade, a rival talkshow has pulled alongside "Oprah Winfrey" in the national household ratings derby. Universal TV's surging "Jerry Springer" tied King World Prods.' longtime…
Bernard Girard, a retired writer, director and executive producer, died Dec. 30 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 79.