Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Lawrence and Fox's "In Living Color" were the big winners at the first Soul Train Comedy Awards, garnering two awards apiece.
CHUM Limited's City TV/MuchMusic has forged an alliance with Comedy Central to set up a Canadian version of the American comedy channel.
New World Entertainment announced completion of its agreement to acquire "certain producers, personnel and programs" of Reeves Entertainment -- although Reeves prez Richard S. Reisberg and exec VP…
Footage of Madonna's only appearance on public-access TV, coverage of the three-day Madonna Expo, and an exclusive look at why the editor of the Madonna fanzine "Justify My Life" broke ranks with the…
Ratings continued strong in daytime during the July 26-30 Nielsen period while ABC kept up the pace in fringe dayparts, winning both the latenight and early-morning races.
CBS rallied to tie ABC for top honors in the July sweeps, as the Big Three networks -- lacking the boost of last summer's Barcelona Olympics -- exhibited an 8% decline vs. the same period in 1992.
Park Communications Inc. of Ithaca, N.Y., has bought TV station KALB, an NBC affiliate in Alexandria, La., for an undisclosed price. Sellers were the estate of T.B. Lanford of Shreveport, La.; Bill…
A survey by Cable Networks Inc. of more than 300 television stations has found that at least 75% are seeking either retransmission consent or some combination of retrans and must-carry in…
NBC will offer early premieres of two of its new fall series -- Tuesday sitcoms "The John Larroquette Show" and "The Second Half"-- and will debut its Thursday sitcom lineup Sept. 16.
Viacom Pictures and Spelling Entertainment have purchased rights to Elmore Leonard's novel "Pronto," to be published by Delacorte in October.
Two King World powerhouses, "Jeopardy!" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show," posted the biggest gains of any top-10 syndie shows during the week ended July 25.