Paramount, seeking to break out of the newsmag and talkshow mold, confirmed Thursday that it will revive "The Price Is Right" for firstrunsyndication beginning in fall 1994.
With the May sweeps over and thoughts turning to the sun over the Memorial Day holiday, most syndie shows looked fairly gloomy in the Nielsen national barter rankings.
CBS has extended a series pickup to another comedy pilot, "The Boys," perhaps to air this summer. The show, about a 30-ish writer and his girlfriend who move into the house of a deceased man and in…
By bringing Paul McCartney's current roadshow into America's living rooms via the tube and radio simulcast, Fox is again sending the message that anything the Big Three networks can do, it can do…
But will they object to "mired in third place"? General Electric, citing cash flow and pre-tax income up "dramatically" from the previous year, issued a statement Tuesday in which it "respectfully…
Ralph Emery, host of the Nashville Network's nightly live talkshow "Nashville Now," will step down Oct. 15, ostensibly to devote more time to his own TV production company, which is slated to deliver…
Diana Ross has entered into a movie deal with ABC calling for the entertainer to star in and produce two movies for the network and exec produce a third.
In a move that had been expected (Daily Variety, June 14), Group W Prods. and entertainer Vicki Lawrence have resolved their differences and agreed to go ahead with a second season of the syndicated…
Paramount snapped up another TV station Wednesday. The company has inked a deal to acquire WKBD-TV in Detroit from Cox Enterprises. The station is the No. 1 independent in the market and a Fox…
National Assn. of Broadcasters prez Eddie Fritts claims the collective clout of top cable companies is being used to dissuade TV stations from fighting for retransmission consent payments.
Shelley Duvall, the actress, producer and pioneer of cable and homevid kid's entertainment, has partnered her Think Entertainment with Enchante Ltd., a London-based company with an office in Santa…