Singer-dancer Katharine Kramer has been added to the list of performers at Loving Lucy '97, the second annual convention of Lucille Ball fans being held July 11-13 at the Burbank Airport Hilton.
A potential windfall of new advertising revenues emerged as the key motive behind the deal by News Corp. and Liberty Media to buy 40% of Cablevision Systems Corp.'s sports networks for $850 million.
A leading ad-industry forecaster projects a "marginally better" outlook for U.S. ad spending than predicted six months ago, but still figures on a modest 2% gain for network TV.
As expected, Nancy Bauer-Gonzales has been upped to the post of VP news at KNBC, effective Saturday. She replaces Bill Lord, who announced last week that he was returning to KIRO Seattle.
PBS on Monday announced four new preschool series as well as a new corporate underwriter for two of its kids series, "Barney & Friends" and "The Puzzle Place," during its annual meeting in Dallas.
The Chicago Bulls' "drive for five" in the NBA Finals helped drive down national ratings for most firstrun access strips in the week ending June 8.
Showtime has announced it will begin running 19 installments of the original anthology series "Dead Man's Gun" on July 13, four months after the show's debut in an original trilogy.
Showtime has done a radical makeover of its logo for the first time in 20 years. The new look features the network name in block letters with a "spotlight" emphasis on the "SHO" --- the abbreviation…
"Seinfeld," the most popular sitcom in America, has just died on German television. Teutonic viewers preferred vintage episodes of "Hogan's Heroes" instead.
Roseanne has landed big bucks and some of TV's prime real estate for her new talkshow venture with King World Prods.