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…
Bernard Girard, a retired writer, director and executive producer, died Dec. 30 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 79.
After the show's poor performances on both Sunday and Monday nights, NBC late Tuesday yanked the high-profile Jenny McCarthy sitcom "Jenny" from its schedule.
Clarence W. Sheiffele, father of Rob Sheiffele, a senior segment producer for "Entertainment Tonight," died Dec. 17 at his home in New Haven, Conn., following a brief illness. He was 76.
The fallout from Fox Kids Worldwide's $1.9 billion takeover of Intl. Family Entertainment continued Monday with the exit of Fox Family Channel VP of programming Steve Leon and the shifting of…
Latenight syndie strips "Vibe" and "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" have a new lease on life. Columbia TriStar TV Distribution and Buena Vista Television confirmed Monday that they have clinched…
Home & Garden TV and the Food Network, both owned by the E.W. Scripps Co., will give birth before the year is out to a new digital cable network called Do-It-Yourself.
CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather will be pulling double duty in Japan next month. Rather will join CBS Sports' Olympic host Jim Nantz as co-host of the Opening Ceremony at the 1998 Olympic Winter…
For many of Britain's young and hip, Fridays are not the start of the weekend's getting out and about, but instead a night of watching TV, spoiled for choice with domestic comedy on BBC2 and top-rung…
Jerry Seinfeld may have ditched the sitcom world, but his show is still pulling in kudos. Three episodes were nominated for best episodic comedy in the Writers Guild of America TV awards nominations…