Rapper Wil Smith still delivers as the Philly bad youth whose mom sends him to his uncle, a judge, and aunt out West -- in Bel-Air -- to straighten him out. A dependable top-20s program (14th last…
The 5 1/2-hour vintage "I Love Lucy" marathon on KTTV Friday out-performed that day's "Addams Family Marathon" on KCAL-TV as well as the "Twilight Zone" Thanksgiving feast on KTLA.
Should phone companies be regarded as friend or foe? That's the question dogging midsize cable companies and causing unexpected tension on the eve of the 26th annual Western Cable Show, which opens…
Murder of Innocence" is a fact-based telepic that would have been better left unmade because there aren't enough facts to support a two-hour movie.
Keenen Ivory Wayans has sued fellow comedian/filmmaker Robert Townsend for using a segment of an HBO special that featured Wayans on Townsend's Fox Broadcasting Co. series "Townsend Television"…
Thomas Kane, an 18-year vet of Capital Cities/ABC who has served as the general sales manager of Gotham's WABC-TV for seven years, will take over the vacant general manager post at O&O WPVI in…
On June 11, 1962, Frank Lee Morris, John William Anglin and his brother Clarence became the only successful escapees from Alcatraz, never to be seen again. New information and a $ 1 million reward…
Ratings for the networks' latenight and early morning programs were up in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for Nov. 15-19, as "Late Show With David Letterman" equaled its best rating since premiere…
ABC has confirmed plans for early next year to replace its daytime "Home" show with "The Mike & Maty Show," a live hour talkshow produced by Disney's Buena Vista Prods.
Political commentator John McLaughlin will leave CNBC and his show "McLaughlin" after his contract expires in January but will continue with the syndicated "McLaughlin Group" and "John McLaughlin's…
Indiana Jones and a new generation of Cartwrights couldn't outmuscle Oprah in the Sunday movie competition, as ABC's "There Are No Children Here" posted an impressive win in Nielsen metered markets.