Lifetime Television will sponsor the USA Women's Hockey National Team during its fall and winter tour in preparation for the February 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
These shows sounded so promising, but they just didn't make the cut for the upcoming season. A chance exists that they might be picked up for mid-season replacements.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting is setting up a new headquarters for its Miami-Fort Lauderdale TV station in the Sony Entertainment Complex in Miami Beach's trendy South Beach neighborhood.
When CBS Entertainment prexy Leslie Moonves introduced "Brooklyn South" to television critics this summer, he warned that its violence was going to earn it an adult-only "TV-MA" rating.
For the syndication world, fall 1997 is shaping up to be the calm before a storm.
As Parliament-Funkadelic maestro George Clinton would say, "It's time to put a glide in your stride and a dip in yo' hip" --- "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and Quincy Jones' "Vibe" are in the house.
Angela Bromstad has been named vice president of miniseries and motion pictures for NBC Studios.
The BBC has secured carriage for its new 24-hour news channel with the U.K.'s cable industry, a move that will give it access to 2.2 million homes in Britain and could severely impact rival Sky News.
Television gameshows are back because 1) People are tired of talk shows. 2) They are cheap to make. 3) They never really left.
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…