The Minnesota-based Independent Television Service is seeking proposals from independent filmmakers on a nine-part PBS magazine series dealing with HIV and AIDS, with a $ 1.4 million grant earmarked…
Media groups have laid the groundwork for another court challenge to broadcast "indecency" restrictions by telling the Federal Communications Commission that a 6 a.m. to midnight ban on raunchy…
Former CBS newscaster Walter Cronkite and recently retired WNBC-TV consumer reporter Betty Furness are among the eight New York TV celebs who will be inducted next week into the New York Television…
John Hummel has been named director of operations for Tribune Broadcasting Co.'s national sales group, Tribune Plus. He previously was general sales manager of Trib- owned KWGN-TV in Denver.
Despite a sometimes plodding story, Michele Lee and real-life ex-husband James Farentino pull together a decent movie of the week from this true story of a battered wife and her attempts to free…
Buena Vista Television is reportedly considering adding an "Aladdin" animated series to its two-hour syndicated "Disney Afternoon" cel block in fall 1994.
Ambitious attempt to trace career of Gary, Indiana's most famous singing siblings starts with 1945 meeting of Joseph Jackson and wife-to-be Katherine, and climaxes with the Jacksons' 1984 "Victory"…
NBC has confirmed its acquisition of Paramount's new daytime talkshow teaming "Entertainment Tonight's" John Tesh and Leeza Gibbons, as reported (Daily Variety, Nov. 3), to premiere next June.
Every so often a dramatic series appears with the quota of melodrama necessary to ensure ratings, yet with a level of sophistication in the acting and writing that elevates it into a class of its…
The first week of the November sweeps brought an end to Daylight Savings Time and big gains for most syndie shows, but a few notable strips took major year-to-year hits in the Nielsen national barter…
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The Sound Of Music Live
The Sound Of Music Live1Rating: 4.6 Share: 13 Viewers (Millions): 18.5 Network: NBC
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory2Rating: 4.6 Share: 14 Viewers (Millions): 15.3 Network: CBS
Scandal3Rating: 3.1 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 8.6 Network: ABC