Political commentator John McLaughlin will leave CNBC and his show "McLaughlin" after his contract expires in January but will continue with the syndicated "McLaughlin Group" and "John McLaughlin's…
Indiana Jones and a new generation of Cartwrights couldn't outmuscle Oprah in the Sunday movie competition, as ABC's "There Are No Children Here" posted an impressive win in Nielsen metered markets.
Jeanne Haney and Janet Spellman-Rider have been promoted to senior coordinating producer and coordinating producer, respectively, on the NBC soap “Days of Our Lives.” Haney joined the show in October…
King World's "Les Brown Show" is going on an unscheduled production hiatus beginning today. But the syndicator won't make a decision about canceling the low-rated talkshow until it has an opportunity…
In an effort to boost the show's sampling, NBC will air Paramount's "The Mommies" three times the week of Dec. 6 -- at 8:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday in place of "Blossom" and "Wings" as well as in…
Three newcomers look likely to emerge with control in the brave new world of British commercial TV. * * * Malofilm Distribution has inked a Canadian distrib deal with Showtime Networks Inc. * * *…
Malofilm Distribution has signed a deal with Showtime Networks Inc. to distribute the cabler's product in the Canadian video and TV market.
Warner Bros. is changing its fifth network game plan -- again. The studio, which drastically downscaled its weblet only a few weeks ago to make it more "station-friendly" (Daily Variety, Nov. 16)…
Billing itself as "C-Span with an attitude," a new 24-hour cable/satellite public affairs channel called National Empowerment Television preems from Washington Dec. 6.
CBS held its own over the holiday weekend to continue its march toward a likely November sweeps win, but NBC enjoyed the biggest ratings feast with its Thanksgiving-night telecast of "Home Alone."
NBC reportedly will drop the guillotine on its first new series this season, canceling the Castle Rock Entertainment comedy "The Second Half."