UPN goes vampire hunting in a new spec titled "Real Vampires ... Exposed!" set to air Jan. 20. The spec will go behind the scenes of several underground "vampire clubs" and include interviews with…
WCBS has shelved Tribune Entertainment talker "Geraldo Rivera," nine months before its scheduled national demise. The O&O will pull "Geraldo" at 3 p.m., beginning Jan. 5, adding back-to-back runs of…
At the annual board meeting of the Intl. Council of NATAS, 18 new directors were elected to serve two-year terms. At the same meeting, the board elected seven new associates and one fellow. There are…
Scott Gregg has been upped to veepee of sales operations for 20th Century Fox Intl. Television. In his new post, Gregg will have expanded oversight of 20th’s worldwide TV sales operation. Gregg…
Jerry Seinfeld's decision to bow out gracefully after nine seasons could well spark a historic realignment of the network primetime race. For the first time in more than a decade, since before the…
James Komack, the writer-producer of such successful TV series as "My Favorite Martian," "The Courtship of Eddie's Father," "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "Chico and the Man," died Dec. 24 of heart…
ABC, unhappy with its on-air promo slate, has interviewed potential hires including former Warner Bros. marketing prexy Chris Pula
MGM Domestic TV is pulling its planned talkshow strip with thesp Meshach Taylor from syndie contention. Leo's plan had been to tape the hourlong talker at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Tribune Broadcasting has struck a deal to swap its FM radio station in Gotham for two TV stations about to be acquired by growing radio outfit Emmis Broadcasting.
The cable TV industry may be slow to admit it, but the greatest competitive threat to its future isn't satellite dishes or telcos or the Internet. It's thieves.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting took a big step toward implementing its business plan in Miami Tuesday by unveiling a five-year broadcast TV rights pact with the NBA's Miami Heat.