MCA TV apparently is so anxious to go forward with "The Suzanne Somers Show" this fall that it has told stations it will launch the talker if it is cleared in 50% of the country instead of the…
"Seinfeld" and "Roseanne" carried their ongoing ratings battle into the awards field Monday, as the hit sitcoms led the parade of Writers Guild of America nominees for 1993's outstanding TV and radio…
Discovery Communications Inc. Monday launched its third test of Your Choice TV, the video-on-demand system that allows cable subscribers to view shows when they want to -- not when the programs are…
And then there were three. Skater Tonya Harding has entered TV movie territory previously occupied only by Amy Fisher as NBC confirmed that it's developing its own telefilm detailing her story…
Execs at media confab Digital Hollywood tried Monday to bury the oft-repeated notion of television's future 500-channel world.
MTV veejay Adam Curry has signed on with C/NET: The Computer Network, a new cable network aimed at the computer and videogame crowd led by TV industry vet Kevin Wendle (Daily Variety, Nov. 24, 1993).
Pubcaster Australian Broadcasting Corp. has hired a new chief for its Asian satellite channel amid signs that the 1-year-old Australian Television service is struggling to meet its budgets.
Hollywood's odds-on Oscar favorites continued to dominate other awards nominations Monday as the American Cinema Editors picked Michael Kahn's "Schindler's List," Veronika Jenet's "The Piano" and…
Los Angeles-based Prime Ticket plans a nationwide rollout by year's end for La Cadena Deportiva Nacional, a regional Spanish-language sports network.
The owner of a CBS affiliate in Orlando intends to ask a federal court today to force the FCC to act on a longstanding petition calling for elimination of the primetime access rule.
NBC has established broad-based strategic alliances with America Online and Prodigy for interactive information and entertainment. Components will include such features as a bulletin board, sales of…