Despite a spate a scandals to titilate the tabloids, Twentieth TV's "A Current Affair" suffered a setback in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings for the week ended Aug. 22.
The Reed Midem Organization has named CLT president Gaston Thorn its Mipcom Man of the Year.
ABC affiliates will get a second look this week at the controversial drama series "NYPD Blue," with the second episode and revised pilot (minus 15 seconds in a sex scene) being fed to stations…
Two cable industry groups Wednesday urged the FCC to exempt all small cable systems with fewer than 1,000 subscribers from new rate regulation rules, and not just independently owned "mom and pop"…
Doug Davidson, aka detective Paul Williams on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" since 1978, has won the hosting job on the syndicated version of "The Price Is Right."
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. has turned the page on another use for the cartoon characters it owns as a result of its acquisition of Hanna-Barbera.
A few days after alleged madam Heidi Fleiss stole the media spotlight from more than a dozen celebrities at the Comedy Hall of Fame taping, inquiring minds want to know: Will she figure into the…
The E.W. Scripps Co. has become the latest network-affiliated station group to take on the webs. Scripps is launching a full-fledged Hollywood TV and film production company that will create fare to…
Women in Film has formed a public service announcement committee to produce a half-dozen pro bono announcements for non-profit organizations and distribute them for television, radio and theatrical…
Michael Jacobs, brought in earlier to consult on Disney's "The Sinbad Show", has been named an exec producer on the Fox Broadcasting Co. sitcom, joining the original tandem of Gary Murphy and Larry…
KABC-TV and Terry Crofoot, the station's general manager for the past five years, have parted company. Crofoot, one of the few remaining ABC-reared general managers left in the Capital Cities-owned…