Phil Donahue has signed a one-year contract extension to continue hosting his talkshow through the 1994-95 season, making it his shortest deal yet with syndicator Multimedia Entertainment.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will address the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Aug. 12 at the BevWilshire Hotel. The mayor will speak at the organization’s newsmaker luncheon, discussing the…
ABC has taken another step on the program-labeling front with a viewer advisory hotline. ABC Entertainment prez Ted Harbert told visiting TV critics that both the webs and viewers will be served…
ESPN has hired Harold Anderson, programming chief of pay TV operator Sky Entertainment in New Zealand, to set up its Asian service.
KTLA's veteran 10 p.m. news anchor Hal Fishman wasn't laughing when "KTLA Morning News" entertainment reporter Sam Rubin recently quipped on the air that Fishman once "wore a skirt for a co-anchor…
David Liddiment, program director of Granada TV, has become the latest big name from the commercial TV sector to be poached by the BBC.
Producer B. Donald (Bud) Grant has inked a non-exclusive two-year deal with Warner Bros. TV, bringing with him a commitment for a CBS pilot featuring comic Andrea Walker.
The percentage of minorities working in TV reached a record high in 1992, but minority hirings fell in radio, according to a study by the Radio & Television News Directors Assn.
Three TV stations have each been slapped with $ 15,000 fines by the FCC for violating ad-limit guidelines in the 1990 Children's Television Act.
The proposed reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine gathered steam in a House subcommittee Monday as lawmakers dismissed suggestions that government will unfairly use it to browbeat broadcasters.
KCAL-TV’s “Nighttalk With Jane Whitney” beat all other programming from 11 p.m.-midnight Thursday. The hour in which it ran was incorrectly reported Monday.