Temporarily suspending one's disbelief goes a long way toward full enjoyment of "I Know What You Did," an entry from ABC's "Crimes of Passion" telefilm franchise and the active production stable of…
Seven ad-supported cable networks -- MTV, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, Lifetime, VH1, Comedy Central, TV Land and M2 -- will migrate from the direct-broadcast-satellite distributor USSB to its DBS…
UPN will launch an updated version of "The Love Boat" in April, the netlet's new management team announced Tuesday in its first address to the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena.
ABC's post-football Monday lineup is off to a promising start, with "America's Funniest Home Videos" and "20/20" scoring the Alphabet network's best non-sports regular-programming overnight shares in…
Pubcaster NHK saved its best for last when its Dec. 31 yearly singing contest "Kohaku" captured the title of the top rated TV show of 1997 in Japan, according to data released Tuesday by Video…
Does Barry dig Jerry? Jerry Springer hosts the hottest talkshow on the wrestling … er, daytime TV circuit right now, and he’s about to get a new boss: Barry Diller. Diller’s HSN Inc. is buying the…
China's 30 provincial television stations continue to launch satellite channels, adding to the growing competition for national coverage.
The season premiere of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s new sitcom "Ask Harriet" ranked third in its one-time Sunday 8:30 p.m. timeslot in homes and young adults, according to preliminary national ratings.
The Berlin Wall may have collapsed more than seven years ago, but the East-West divide is still measurable in the TV tastes and habits of the German public.
Pay TV distribution exec Carlos Diaz, one of the most respected sales honchos in Latin America, has ankled Turner Intl. for fellow Atlanta-based cabler LAPTV, Daily Variety has learned.
The first full-scale reunion of the cast and creators of “Cheers” since the show left primetime nearly five years ago is among the fare planned for the fourth annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival (USCAF)…