MCA TV Tuesday announced a spate of clearances for its new fall latenight strip "Last Call," with the syndicator landing the Brandon Tartikoff-produced satirical syndicated series on KCOP as well as…
Word of additional network pilot deals is starting to circulate, with high-profile projects including a sitcom from "Cheers" trio Charles-Burrows-Charles and an animated series based on "Life in…
Negotiations got under way this week on a new contract between NBC and members of the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees Technicians/Communications Workers of America.
CBS television won an emergency order from a Supreme Court justice Wednesday allowing it to use hidden-camera footage of a meat-packing plant in a report on tainted beef.
Elijah Wood will receive the Young Star of the Year Award at the NATO/ShoWest ’94 closing banquet March 10 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Wood appeared in the 1993 movies “The Adventures…
Advertisers continue to shy away from so-called controversial programming, and NBC's made-for-TV movie "Witness to the Execution," set to air Sunday, appears to be the latest casualty.
Warner Bros. talker "Jenny Jones" has received several time period and station upgrades in a number of markets, including in Miami, where it will move from latenight to the 11 a.m. time slot on ABC…
Brian Lowry, Daily Variety TV editor, was nominated for the 1994 Publicists Guild of America Press Awards honoring outstanding journalists who cover the entertainment industry.
ABC scored all-time-high ratings for "Coach" and "NYPD Blue" as part of its highest-rated Tuesday with regular programming in more than two years.
The Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission said it has renewed the license of the CTV Television Network Ltd. for five years, through Aug. 31, 1999.
Rep. Jack Fields (R-Texas), the ranking Republican on the House telecommunications subcommittee, said Tuesday he won't take kindly to further rollbacks in cable TV rates by new FCC chairman Reed…