The USA Network two-night original "Moby Dick" took first and second places among basic-cable programs for the first quarter of '98 in total households, with Nielsen Media ratings of 8.1. Comedy…
The intensive viewer interest that produced the highest-rated Oscarcast in 15 years spilled over to the pre-Academy Awards shows as well, with KABC and KTLA earning huge ratings increases for their…
Judy Tur, mother of helicopter newsman Bob Tur, died Feb. 27 in Los Angeles of primary pulmonary hypertension. She was 58.
Jonathan Slott, a former radio and TV scriptwriter, producer and director, died March 2 in Novato of a stroke. He was 89.
Linda Hamilton has been cast as the voice of Nemesis, demi-goddess of vengeance, in the animated series "Disney's Hercules."
The relationship between celluloid and singing is nearly as old as film itself. But if the marriage has been a long one, it has not been entirely harmonious. As "The Art of Singing: Golden Voices…
The Disney Channel has ordered 65 episodes of a gameshow strip from Dick Clark Prods. that's based on the Price Stern Sloan series of Mad Libs fill-in-the-blank party-game books.
After a bad stumble by Monday's sitcom lineup, NBC reversed its comedy fortunes last week with promising premieres for the Tuesday rookies "For Your Love" and "Lateline," a successful "Working" stunt…
Viacom subsidiary Paramount Stations Group has commissioned production of "The Teen Files," a series of one-hour specials addressing topical issues facing teenagers.
Norman Lear has been appointed chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame Selection Committee, the body that makes the final decision on installations to the ATAS Hall of…