Bob Russell, co-creator of the popular gameshow "Name That Tune" and one of the creators of the Miss America TV extravaganza, died Jan. 24 at a hospital near his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 90.
In the coming era of digital multichannel broadcasting, the major broadcast webs should be required to set aside a portion of their primetime skeds for independently produced programming, indie TV…
Grandpa Jones, whose banjo playing, brightly colored suspenders and mischievous grin made him a country music favorite and a "Hee Haw" regular for more than two decades, died Feb. 19 in Nashville of…
In exchange for NBC affiliates' helping the network pay the tab on the $13-million-an-episode "ER," stations could get an additional 30-second local spot in "ER" in addition to 90 seconds in another…
EXCLUSIVEAfter nearly three years and numerous changes in director, producer, script and possible star, the New Line Cinema feature project "Legalese" is being salvaged instead as a TNT made-for-TV…
The Paul Reubens comedy/variety show will no longer be considered for NBC's fall schedule, but the show will remain in development for midseason, the network confirmed Friday.
Barry Diller's City Vision TV venture in Miami promises to be "Politically Incorrect" in primetime when the station bows its new format this spring.
Sweden, Italy and the U.K. walked off with the Gold Nymphs at the 38th Monte Carlo Television Festival (Feb. 19 26).
Syndie off-network strips had to be content with a bronze-place showing during the first full week of CBS' coverage of the Winter Olympics.
The docudrama "The Arrow" and the satirical series "The Newsroom" dominated this year's Gemini awards honoring excellence in English-language Canadian TV.
EXCLUSIVEWith Nagano out of the way, labor troubles at the Eye web moved to the front burner -- and could be about to boil over.