New Line Cinema will pay Turner Broadcasting System a termination fee of $ 16 million if New Line enters into a superior acquisition agreement with a third party, according to a TBS 13-D filing with…
Cast and crew interviews have expanded PBS' 90-minute "I'll Fly Away" finale to two hours. The Lorimar TV series, which aired originally on NBC, will repeat on PBS after the Oct. 11 broadcast.
After six consecutive failures to finance a 5% deposit on bids, two Aussie satellite pay TV aspirants have finally come up with the money.From the high original bids totaling $ A389 million, the…
As more and more channels crowd the cable spectrum, the question for each of them is how to stand out from the pack. And the answer most networks have come up with is original programming.
The E.W. Scripps Co. has announced that it will launch the Home & Garden Television Network, a 24-hour-a-day joint basic cable and broadcasting web, in the fall of 1994.
Awards shows galore, biographies, retrospectives, animation and science-fiction, and memories of the assassination 30 years ago of President John F. Kennedy highlight network miniseries and specials…
"Scud Stud" Arthur Kent expressed satisfaction early last week after hearing a trial date of April 12 has been set for his lawsuit against NBC, his lawyer said Thursday.
Judging from all the hype that comes out of the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab each January, one would expect that nearly every prospective syndicated show is a sure bet for…
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." lassoed healthy ratings in Nielsen overnights on Friday, finishing second with its 8-10 p.m. premiere. The Warner Bros.
Travanti heads the cast as Lt. Ray McAuliffe, a Chi cop who, injured in a shootout, was moved to less strenuous desk job. Like the Commish, this desk jockey likes to get his hands dirty, or at least…
It's fall again. That time when the summer heat fades and the four broadcast TV networks take their best shot at ratings dominance with a bounty of new shows.