Sheila E. has signed on as band leader of Twentieth TV's upcoming latenight talk-variety show hosted by Earvin ( Magic) Johnson.
MTV plans to roll out its offbeat new talk/variety strip "Oddville, MTV" on June 16, running the show weeknights at 11 p.m. thereafter and repeating each episode the following evening at 7 p.m.
Humbled ABC execs struck a proper note at the opening of the Alphabet web's summer affiliates meeting here Tuesday, and station execs seemed surprisingly mild in their reactions to a dismal primetime…
The fragile industry coalition that MPAA topper Jack Valenti has nurtured for the past year is showing signs of strain, and could possibly collapse under congressional pressure to rewrite the new TV…
MTV has announced it will hold its first "Sports & Music Festival" from Oct. 17-19 in Austin, Texas.
Disney Telefilms has signed Mia Farrow to star in a two-hour "The Wonderful World of Disney" Sunday telepic for ABC.
Utah Jazz basketballer Karl Malone's clunker misses of two key free throws in the final minutes of the NBA Championships on Sunday provided an interesting segue for "Dateline NBC" and a fascinating…
For the second consecutive year, NBC Sports steered viewers watching the NBA Finals on Sunday night to a post-game show airing on sister cable network CNBC. And once again, NBC affiliates weren't…
The network love-in is over and hard reality has set in. Save for a lone standout --- NBC's post-"Seinfeld" "Veronica's Closet" --- none of the 32 new series gracing Big Four schedules this fall is…
Robin Paxton has been named to the newly created position of vice president and managing director, broadcasting, for Walt Disney Television Intl. - Asia Pacific.