Tim Allen on Tuesday made official what has been expected for months: He will return to ABC's "Home Improvement" for an eighth season.
Starting Sunday, CBS newsmag "60 Minutes" will become the first Big Four network program to be closed captioned in Spanish, the Eye web announced Tuesday.
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.
Elizabeth (Betty) Frazer, a longtime employee of NBC dating back to its radio days, died Jan. 3 of natural causes in Century City. She was 83.
CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather will be pulling double duty in Japan next month. Rather will join CBS Sports' Olympic host Jim Nantz as co-host of the Opening Ceremony at the 1998 Olympic Winter…