Longtime News Corp. exec Preston Padden was named president of the ABC Television Network Wednesday, more than a week after he began working there.
The 1998 Goodwill Games competition has come up with a new wrinkle: Ted Turner is billing it as the first time ever that a broadcast network (CBS), a basic-cable network (TBS) and a paycable channel…
Another Fox O&O, this time in Dallas, is expected to move Twentieth TV's "Access Hollywood" out of its access berth next Monday, sources said.
TV ad revenue climbed 5.8% in the first quarter to $7.43 billion, with particular strength in network and local sectors.
Neufeld/Rehme Prods. begins principal photography Monday on "Blind Faith," a two-hour Showtime Original telefilm starring Charles Dutton and Courtney Vance, with Ernest Dickerson directing.
Leaving politics for television probably won't be too hard for Rep. Susan Molinari. The five-term New York Republican, who confirmed plans to resign Aug. 1 from Congress to become co-anchor of CBS…
Dana King, who anchored the ill-fated syndicated newsmagazine series "Day & Date" from Eyemark Entertainment and most recently filled in as a general assignment reporter for CBS News, has been hired…
With the show closing its third season as TV's top-rated series, what can the cast and producers of "ER" possibly do for an encore? They're working on a plan to open the next season with a live…
The Asia-based music TV service, Channel V, is planning to launch an English-language service in the U.K. by the end of 1997, bringing the potential total of music TV channels in the Britain to seven…
The Three Lives of Karen (Wed. (28), 9-11 p.m., USA) Filmed in North Carolina by USA Pictures in association with MCA Television Entertainment Inc. Executive producer, Jean Abounader; producer, Mark…