CBS will bow its new Saturday kidvid lineup Oct. 2. Sked will consist of three new shows and three returning series, all of which will be produced by Canadian supplier Nelvana (Daily Variety, Feb. 3).
NBC has signed a three-year deal with Marv Albert to do the play-by-play for National Basketball Assn. games and for some Olympic events.
It sounds like a revenge plot hatched by “The Simpsons'” Principal Skinner. But in a stranger-than-fiction twist, the advertiser boycott campaign against Fox’s “Family Guy” is being led by the…
Fox Sports execs are huddling with local cable operators this week in an effort to settle a contract dispute that has Fox threatening to black out Los Angeles Dodgers telecasts on its Fox Sports West…
Telemundo turnover on tap? There’s talk of a management shakeup brewing at Telemundo, the Sony-run Spanish-lingo web. Despite a major overhaul this past season, the long-ailing Telemundo has yet to…
The Pax Net will stop being a second-class citizen in the Nielsen books starting this September.
A new NBC policy on primetime program preemptions is ruffling the feathers of Peacock affils.
For the seventh time, Michael Seligman will be the supervising producer of the primetime Emmy Awards broadcast
The bidding by the broadcast networks has begun for Columbia Pictures' Adam Sandler hit "Big Daddy," but the winning bidder may have to swallow some other pictures it doesn't want.
UNITED KINGDOM Caryn Mandabach, president of the Carsey-Werner Co., will deliver the 1999 Worldview address at the Edinburgh Intl. TV Festival, Aug. 27-30. Worldview is one of the event’s…
Pre-election political pressures moved back into the forefront of Russia's TV scene last week after territory's pubcaster RTR pulled one of its most influential political programs, "Sovershenno…