Fox wheeled out its top brass Tuesday to dispel speculation that the News Corp.-owned company plans to kill its Fox Kids Network and use the newly acquired Fox Family Channel as its primary kids…
The Disney Co.'s ABC has fended off an aggressive bid by NBC to hang on to the exclusive rights to "Monday Night Football" through the year 2005.
Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf ("Law & Order," "New York Undercover") will be honored with the 1997 TV Showmanship Award at the 35th annual Publicists Guild of America Awards Luncheon set for March…
Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Extra" has earned a vote of confidence from six major-market NBC O&Os, which have renewed the access strip through the 1999-2000 season.
Continuing to make inroads on the broadcast webs, basic cable networks generated their best primetime ratings performance ever on the night of Dec. 29, posting a combined 27.2 rating/47 share as 22…
James K. Shimokawa, father of TV director Gary Shimokawa, died Saturday of natural causes in Encino. He was 89.
Continuing along his restructuring road, CNN News Group chairman Tom Johnson on Monday tapped new heads of both CNN Intl. and CNN en Espanol.
"Seinfeld" isn't gone yet and NBC is still No. 1. After weeks of speculation about where NBC will find itself next season when "Seinfeld" leaves the schedule, the Peacock demonstrated in Jan. 5-11…
Starting Sunday, CBS newsmag "60 Minutes" will become the first Big Four network program to be closed captioned in Spanish, the Eye web announced Tuesday.
For the first time in a decade, a rival talkshow has pulled alongside "Oprah Winfrey" in the national household ratings derby. Universal TV's surging "Jerry Springer" tied King World Prods.' longtime…