King World has sold its newsmag "Inside Edition" in 90 markets, including all of the top 10, for next season. ABC O&O WLS Chicago, and KHOU Houston have renewed "Inside Edition" through the year 2000.
Emmy Award-winning writer Bruce Vilanch has been named to the writing team of the 69th Academy Awards presentation, producer Gilbert Cates announced Tuesday.
Geraldo Rivera's "Rivera Live" talkshow on CNBC beat its chief cable talk competitor, "Larry King Live," for the first time in the prime demographic aged 25 to 54 during the fourth quarter of 1996.
Richard Licata, senior vice president of publicity and public relations of Fox Broadcasting Co., has been named chairman of the Television Publicity Executive Committee. NBC VP of entertainment press…
Artear, Argentina's second largest broadcaster, is setting up a Miami-based distribbery to handle growing export sales.
The Children's Television Workshop is readying its most extensive development slate to date in a bid to expand from the pubcaster preschool market to more commercial, older-skewing fare.
Carsey-Werner Distribution has selected Buena Vista Television for barter sales and national promotion representation on "Grace Under Fire." The ABC sitcom hits syndication this fall.
NBC has ordered two additional episodes of the Universal Television freshman comedy "Something So Right," which airs in the Tuesday 8:30-9 p.m. slot.
Cathy McCormack has been named head of sales research for the WB Network with responsibility for all sales and marketing research.
Arianna Huffington, the conservative Republican wife of former Senate candidate Michael Huffington, has signed a talent/development deal with Comedy Central that's expected to result in the…