Ratings of syndicated TV series have jumped by 8% in the fourth quarter of 1997 compared to the same period last year.
Nigel Milan has been tapped managing director of Australia's Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), replacing Malcolm Long, who stepped down after nearly five years at the helm of the multicultural and…
Driving another nail in the coffin of the syndie kidvid market, Saban Entertainment is scaling down its domestic syndication operation now that all its kidvid fare is earmarked for the Fox Kids…
The back story on how word of Jerry Seinfeld's decision to wrap "Seinfeld" leaked to the media on Christmas Day is turning into a real whodunit. To borrow a catch phrase from "Seinfeld," no one…
Seven networks, including NBC and TNT, will simulcast "The 1998 NBA TeamUp Celebration," a 60-minute special.
A First Amendment advocacy group is urging President Clinton to broaden the membership of a blue ribbon panel looking at the public interest obligations of broadcasters in the digital age.
Comedian-actor Ray Romano, star of the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," and country superstar Reba McEntire have been tabbed to co-host the 24th Annual People's Choice Awards honoring favorites…
(Sat. (3), 8-9 p.m., ABC) Filmed by Ken Ehrlich Prods. in association with Maniaction Prods. Executive producers, Ken Ehrlich, Savion Glover; producer, Ehrlich; director, Jim Gable; writers, Ehrlich…
Disco and pay-per-view television join hands for the first time in "Disco Explosion '98," a three-hour blast of 1970s rhythmic urgency coming to several PPV services the evening of Jan. 9 for the…
Host: Russell Baker.
NBC has ordered five more episodes of its frosh Friday drama "Players." The Peacock web also confirmed Monday it will add "TV Censored Bloopers '98" to its struggling Saturday lineup as a regular 8…