The venerable "CBS Reports" neither breaks new ground nor heals old wounds by returning to Vietnam with the hero of the Persian Gulf War. About the only thing it does do is reconfirm Gen…
With the NBA playoffs and their ratings impact fading immediately into the past, the prime time Nielsens returned to business as usual last week -- CBS won in households, ABC won in adults 18-49 and…
ABC has inked in "The Critic"-- an animated series from James L. Brooks and the producer tandem that's run "The Simpsons" the past two seasons -- as a midseason order for the 1993-94 term.
High school seniors sweating over SAT and college admission tests are the target audience for a pay-per-view special to run a number of times this October and early November.
In a battle between the two giant pay-per-view distributors, Viewer's Choice will expand its service from three to five PPV channels for its 330 cable-system clients on Aug. 2, giving it a six-week…
Former "In the Heat of the Night" co-star Anne-Marie Johnson will join the ensemble cast next season of the Fox Broadcasting Co. sketch comedy series "In Living Color." Johnson recently left "Heat"…
NBC's weak week 7.6/15 The Peacock Web endured its third-worst average in history as CBS moved into first place in an underwhelming Nielsen week. Story, page 8.
Canadian broadcaster Trina McQueen has signed on as VP-general manager of the Discovery Channel in Canada, overseeing efforts to license and establish the specialty TV service.
Rysher TPE will try to infuse some additional spark in its first-run roster with "Thunder in Paradise," a new firstrun action hour aimed to premiere in March 1994 starring Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon…
The MTV Video Music Awards show is headed back to Universal Amphitheatre, celebrating its 10th anniversary Sept. 2 with a live broadcast from the venue.
As the latest example of Hollywood increasingly turning to younger auds and their parents, Republic Pictures Home Video sealed an eight-year licensing agreement with Children's Television Workshop to…